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State's Low Smoking Rate Masks Ethnic Disparities

July 15, 2011

New report shows 4million still hooked on cigarettes. Smoking will increase without new investment in cessation programs. California Cancer Research Act will make a major new investment in helping smokers quit: $156M annually

An Open Letter To Dr. LaDonna Porter in Support of Prop 29

A Letter from Carol McGruder and The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council to the Doctor in Big Tobacco's Advertisments. 

Tobacco Brand Target Black Youth, Study Finds

“There is a systematic targeting (of disadvantaged communities) by the tobacco industry, which is an extraordinary public health problem.”