How Menthol, Malt Liquor, and Black Folks Became Entwined — The GeoGee Experience Magazine — Medium


 

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Menthol cigarettes, Malt Liquor, and Blacks are are as a likely trio of bedfellows as a spoon, ice cream, and cake. It’s not a stereotypical observation or race bated observation- it is what it is.

 

Ask the average Black smoker what type cigarettes they smoke and they’ll reveal something of the menthol persuasion. You’ll find a lot of Newport, Kool, and Salem smokers in that lot.Roughly 42% of black adults smoke Newport while 84% of young African Americans smoke that brand as well.

Source: How Menthol, Malt Liquor, and Black Folks Became Entwined — The GeoGee Experience Magazine — Medium

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