Impact of Tobacco Use | American Lung Association

Impact of Tobacco Use

Need more detailed information on how tobacco impacts specific populations and how the tobacco industry markets its products?  We can help.

  • Racial/Ethnic Populations - Tobacco use affects certain racial and ethnic groups more than others. Find out how.
  • Women and Tobacco Use – Find out how tobacco use impacts women specifically as well as how it affects your child during pregnancy.
  • Tobacco Industry Marketing – Learn more on how the tobacco industry targets youth and specific populations with its marketing.
  • Trends in Tobacco Use – This data-rich document with tables and figures depicts cigarette and tobacco use, and related mortality.

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