Everyone deserves to live tobacco-free.
Quitting is hard for everyone, but it can be even harder for some. Depending on your race, where you’re from, how much money you make, or where you live, you may see more tobacco advertising, have less healthcare options, and be around secondhand smoke more often.
Everyone living in Louisiana deserves the opportunity to live a healthy, tobacco-free life regardless of your race, education, gender, sexual orientation, the job you have, the neighborhood you live in or whether you have a disability.
Get the facts about why some Louisiana residents are impacted by tobacco more than others.
Some groups that face greater hardships to living tobacco-free include:
- African American Residents
- Those Living with One or More Chronic Diseases
- Members of the LGBTQ Community
- Residents with Income and Educational Disadvantages
- Those living with One or More Behavioral Health Conditions
We will continue to share information about other groups that are faced with challenges to living a tobacco-free life.