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Health Equity Forum – Prop 31: Impact of Racism and Menthol Cigarettes on the Black Community

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A conversation with Carol McGruder and Dr. Valerie Yerger from the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council on why voting yes on California Proposition 31 will save Black lives.
Key topics:

  • For decades, the tobacco industry has aggressively pushed menthol cigarettes on Black communities = 9 out of 10 Black smokers use menthol cigarettes
  • Prop 31 is on the November ballot and would ban the sales of flavored tobacco products, including menthol
  • The tobacco industry is using Black leaders to argue that if Prop 31 passes, it will lead to more criminalization of Black communities

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Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 06:00 PM to
Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 07:00 PM

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Thursday, October 6, 2022


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