The Targeting of Minority Groups by the Tobacco Industry

  • Alan Blum


For health professionals, especially those who work in governmental, academic, or voluntary health agency settings, this discussion may be hazardous to their preconceptions about the smoking pandemic and how to end it. Although there is hardly anyone over the age of two who hasn’t heard that smoking is hazardous to health, the facts remain that a significant decline in smoking among minority groups has not occurred and that consumption may actually be rising among such immigrant groups as the Vietnamese, Haitians, and Hispanics.


Sickle Cell Anemia Minority Group Tobacco Product Tobacco Industry Minority Community 
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