Truth Initiative highlights why tobacco is a racial justice issue

In a recent article, the Truth Initiative has outlined some of the ways that tobacco is a racial justice issue. The article makes a direct connection between menthol, industry targeting, and smoke-free communities to health disparities, particularly for African American, American Indian, and Hispanic and Latinx communities. Read the Truth article here.

The Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program also recently added an "Up Close" fact sheet series on tobacco-related disparities. Check out the fact sheets about African-American and American Indian disparities in Wisconsin.