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IN THE MEDIA

Read the latest news about our efforts across the country.

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Time’s Up: Menthol Should be Banned in Wisconsin
https://milwaukeecourieronline.com/index.php/2024/04/26/times-up-menthol-should-be-banned-in-wisconsin/
April 26, 2024

Cleveland considers mandatory salt labels on restaurant menus
https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/cleveland-considers-mandatory-salt-labels-on-restaurant-menus
April 24, 2024

‘Cut the Salt’ coalition asks Cleveland City Council to require restaurants to label high-sodium foods
https://signalcleveland.org/cut-the-salt-coalition-asks-cleveland-city-council-to-require-restaurants-to-label-high-sodium-foods/
April 19, 2024

Black Families Left at Risk as U.S. Delays Menthol Cigarette Ban
https://capitalbnews.org/biden-menthol-ban-delay-black-families

April 26, 2024

‘The silent killer’: Health advocates say Cleveland restaurant menus should have sodium warnings
https://fox8.com/news/the-silent-killer-health-advocates-say-cleveland-restaurant-menus-should-have-sodium-warnings/
April 16, 2024
 

Calling all ‘Champions’ to end child hunger

https://www.ednc.org/calling-all-champions-to-end-child-hunger/

April 4, 2024

 

Menthol cigarettes, heavily marketed to African American communities for years, face possible state and federal bans
https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2024/03/28/african-americans-targeted-tobacco-industry-menthol-cigarette-ads/
March 28, 2024
 

123 Leading Organizations Urge President Biden: Act Now to Eliminate Menthol Cigarettes

https://smb.lagrangenews.com/article/123-Leading-Organizations-Urge-President-Biden-Act-Now-to-Eliminate-Menthol-Cigarettes?storyId=65fc49f16a0c465ed2d5daed
March 21, 2024

Opinion: Menthol cigarettes are menace to Black community
https://www.ajc.com/opinion/opinion-menthol-cigarettes-are-menace-to-black-community/CK5T5YSZBJFXTGS33ZA3O6EB7Y/
March 20, 2024

 

‘Remember when kids are fed, everybody wins.’ More from NC Child Hunger Leaders conference
https://www.ednc.org/remember-when-kids-are-fed-everybody-wins-more-from-nc-child-hunger-leaders-conference/

February 28, 2024

BLACK ENTERPRISE Promotes Health Equity and Black Wealth Creation at the Second Annual Health is Wealth Weekend
https://pr.chestercounty.com/article/BLACK-ENTERPRISE-Promotes-Health-Equity-and-Black-Wealth-Creation-at-the-Second-Annual-Health-is-Wealth-Weekend?storyId=65d52fc967572b6d84b283f8

February 20, 2024

Cleveland Cooks: Heart Healthy Smokey bean and sweet potato chili

https://www.cleveland19.com/2024/02/16/cleveland-cooks-heart-healthy-smokey-bean-sweet-potato-chili/

February 16, 2024
 

Wake Forest families address vaping and smoking risks involving children

https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/wake-forest-families-address-vaping-and-smoking-risks-involving-children/
February 15, 2024

Letter: A Christian perspective on ending child hunger

https://mountainx.com/opinion/letter-a-christian-perspective-on-ending-child-hunger/

February 11, 2024

Community launches a coalition to address tobacco disparities, with a focus on menthol
https://qcitymetro.com/2024/02/07/mecklenburg-county-tobacco-free-coalition/

February 7, 2024

North Carolina receives failing grades in tobacco control
https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/charlotte/news/2024/01/26/nc-receives-failing-tobacco-control-grades#

January 26, 2024
 

Banning menthol cigarettes will lead to a healthier North Carolina
https://www.fayobserver.com/story/opinion/2024/01/26/black-community-youth-target-of-menthol-cigarettes-we-should-ban-them/72356422007/

January 26, 2024
 

Biden ban on menthol cigarettes to be delayed amid political concerns, officials say
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2023/12/05/menthol-ban-delayed-biden-administration/

December 5, 2023

Former smoker shares how she quit menthol cigarettes
https://www.kbzk.com/news/national/former-smoker-shares-how-she-quit-menthol-cigarettes

December 1, 2023

More addictive and harder to quit: Health groups want Black menthol smokers to know support groups can help
https://www.yahoo.com/news/more-addictive-harder-quit-health-130000908.html

November 27, 2023

The FDA’s Menthol Ban and Big Tobacco’s Synthetic Workaround

https://www.dukeunctts.com/post/the-fda-s-menthol-ban-and-big-tobacco-s-synthetic-workaround

October 24, 2023

Black advocates address social determinants of health 

https://afro.com/black-advocates-address-social-determinants-of-health/

October 22, 2023

School Meals for N.C. Kids
https://www.peacemakeronline.com/news/school-meals-for-n-c-kids/

October 20, 2023

Use these tools to increase awareness against tobacco use
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/265883/society-news/use-these-tools-increase-awareness-against-tobacco-use
October 12, 2023

‘Si no lo digo, reviento’, Radio Isla 1320 AM
https://www.facebook.com/RadioIslaTV/videos/6555505877819772

September 22, 2023

"Delvis Griselle Y Compañía", WIAC 740 AM
https://www.facebook.com/Wiac740/videos/544899207780007
September 13, 2023
 

Racial Inequality: A Close Look at Health Disparities and Economic Challenges
https://www.theweeklyjournal.com/lifestyle/racial-inequality-a-close-look-at-health-disparities-and-economic-challenges/article_2b56467c-4e69-11ee-84fd-df9c7163710b.html

September 8, 2023

More to the Story with Staley: Menthol Ban in the U.S.

https://www.wdef.com/more-to-the-story-with-staley-menthol-ban-in-the-u-s

August 28, 2023

Strengthening Infrastructure and Self-Advocacy: The ongoing fight to eliminate commercial tobacco use in Black communities

https://www.chestnet.org/guidelines-and-topic-collections/publications/chest-advocates/Strengthening-Infrastructure-and-Self-Advocacy

August 25, 2023

 

African American Leaders Speak Out Against Tobacco Companies’ Sale of Deceptive Non-Menthol Products

https://sdvoice.info/african-american-leaders-speak-out-against-tobacco-companies-sale-of-deceptive-non-menthol-products

August 11, 2023

 

Why You’re Going to See More Signs About the Health Risks of Smoking
https://www.cancerhealth.com/article/see-signs-cancer-health-risks-smoking
July 11, 2023

 

Black leaders advocate for bans on flavored tobacco, fight to limit sales
https://www.tucsonsentinel.com/local/report/062823_black_smoking/black-leaders-advocate-bans-flavored-tobacco-fight-limit-sales/
June 28, 2023


High blood pressure plagues many Black Americans. Combined with COVID-19, it's catastrophic
https://www.freep.com/story/news/health/2023/06/05/high-blood-pressure-black-americans-health-improvement/70280174007
June 5, 2023


Michael Eric Dyson and ‘Making it Count’ work to advocate for and confront the menthol crisis in Detroit
https://rollingout.com/2023/05/31/dr-micheal-eric-dyson-and-making-it-count-work-to-heal-menthol-crisis/
May 31, 2023


No Menthol Sunday encourages Black health equity by saying ‘no’ to the tobacco industry
https://whyy.org/articles/no-menthol-sunday-black-health-equity-tobacco-industry/
May 21, 2023


Policy Can Be Placed, but the Real Wins Lie Within Our Communities
https://milwaukeecourieronline.com/index.php/2023/05/20/policy-can-be-placed-but-the-real-wins-lie-within-our-communities/
May 20, 2023


Metro churches, faith leaders push for ban on menthol products
https://www.atlantanewsfirst.com/2023/05/19/metro-churches-faith-leaders-push-ban-menthol-products/
May 19, 2023


Anti-tobacco groups to observe "No Menthol Sunday" as hopes for national ban continue
https://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/news/antitobacco-groups-to-observe-no-menthol-sunday-as-hopes-for-national-ban-continue/
May 19, 2023


Black Health Organization, Faith Community Push for Menthol Ban
https://www.wuga.org/local-news/2023-05-19/black-health-organization-faith-community-push-for-menthol-ban
May 19, 2023

Cancer Rates in Black Men
https://wjla.com/features/7news-mornings/cancer-rates-in-black-men
May 18, 2023


Why No Menthol Sunday Matters
https://www.rutgers.edu/news/why-no-menthol-sunday-matters

May 15, 2023

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