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New York Times Article Features Dr. Phillip Gardiner
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A recently published article in the

New York Times

The recently published article in The New York Times emphasizes the need for a ban on menthol and the growing momentum in Congress to enact one. The article, Menthol Cigarettes Kill Many Black People. A Ban May Finally Be Near, points to the negative impact of decades of specific targeting of the African American community by tobacco companies, and traces the path of the movement to ban menthol to where it stands today, despite powerful resistance from the tobacco industry and its allies.


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