Study finds increase in cigarette smoking among minority teens after college affirmative action bans

Related video Self-reported rates of cigarette smoking increased in minority 11th and 12th graders after affirmative action bans were implemented in their state, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Atheendar Venkataramani of the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues. Credit: rawpixel, Pixabay Between 1996 and 2013, nine US states banned […]

College affirmative action bans may increase smoking rates among minority high school students

Related video College affirmative action bans may adversely affect the health of underrepresented minority high school students, according to the results of a new study from researchers at Penn Medicine. Between 1996 and 2013, nine U.S. states banned consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions. A new study in PLOS Medicine shows that the […]