The Congressional Black Caucus's ties to the tobacco industry

Discussion in 'Politics' started by SpacedOut, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. If anyone was still wondering why Menthol cigs were left out of the ban:

    What's the Congressional Black Caucus Smoking? | THE D.C. WRITEUP


     
  2. Not surprising since black people tend to smoke more Newports or Kool (aka cigs with mentol) than anything else.

    General Background- Black Consumer Market Demographic Trend & Marketing Implications

    Menthol cigarette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    And of course...


    http://www.determinedtoquit.com/how...ods/ltnmaterials/TargetAAmericanCommunity.pdf

    But take a look at this! A year ago they were working on it...

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/01/business/01menthol.html

    Sure :rolleyes:
     

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