Title: No Menthol Sunday: Tobacco & Racial Health Equity
Publication: May 6, 2021
Description: There are over 15,000 flavors of tobacco products in the United States and menthol flavored cigarettes are disproportionately harming African-American populations as a result of big tobacco’s racist marketing. Hear from Mr. Delmonte Jefferson, Executive Director of The Center for Black Health and Equity (formerly NAATPN, Inc.), a national organization that facilitates public health programs to benefit communities and people of African descent, on Menthol flavored Cigarettes and Black Health Equity. Mr. Jefferson stresses the importance of educating ourselves, continuing the conversation on racial health equity, and taking action against menthol flavored cigarettes in the United States.