In the News: How Big Tobacco Is Stoking Opposition to Menthol Cigarette Ban

Jan. 2, 2024

CHW affiliate Keith Wailoo, a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton and author of "Pushing Cool: Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing, and the Untold Story of the Menthol Cigarette," weighs in on the controversial debate surrounding a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes. He highlights the tobacco industry's long, well-documented history of targeting Black communities and why it is lobbying against the potential ban.