Tobacco Use Among Black and African Americans

Black and African Americans tend to smoke less tobacco and start smoking at an older age but are more likely to die from smoking-related diseases. Quitting is tough for everyone, but we understand you face a different set of challenges in successfully quitting due to higher use of menthol. Learn more about your situation to increase your chances of quitting smoking and vaping for good.

Ready to Quit?

When you’re ready to quit smoking cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos or using other tobacco products, we can help. Find strategies that address the unique obstacles Black and African Americans are up against because of targeting and promotion by the tobacco industry.

The History of Tobacco in the
Black Community

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