The Impact of Alcohol and Tobacco Advertising on the Latino Community as a Civil Rights Issue

Culliton, Katherine
September 2005
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Fall2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p71
Academic Journal
The article discusses emerging proof that alcohol and tobacco advertising disproportionately targets the Latino community, the youngest, largest and fastest-growing group in the U.S. It also includes information about the grave health impact of alcohol and tobacco on the Latino community. Furthermore, it discusses the possible statutory-based remedies, such as the 1964 Civil Rights Act, federal consumer protection regulation, state regulation, and new legislation.


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