Tobacco

Tobacco disparities are still very much with us

My African ancestors were brought to America to pick tobacco long before cotton. We have literally been enslaved to tobacco for hundreds of years. It infuriates me that it continues today.

Smoking in Minnesota: It’s still a problem

Raising the legal age to smoke to 21 would help reduce the number of our younger residents who start smoking, and we would see positive health and financial benefits for decades to come.