The tobacco industry spends over $9 billion dollars each year marketing cigarettes and smokeless tobacco in the United States. This episode dives into the ways in which the industry allocates this exorbitant amount of money to target communities of low socioeconomic status, and examines how the industry’s manipulative tactics impact disparities in tobacco use and tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. Listen below, on iTunes, or on LibSyn.
Transcript for the episode can be found here.
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