Why new poverty numbers are a good time to focus on smoker's wage gap
This week, the Census Bureau issued the latest data on income and poverty in the United States. While the poverty rate dropped to 13.5 percent in 2015, 43.1 million Americans lived in poverty; the median household income stood at $56,516.
Did you know that smoking rates are higher in households with lower income and that smokers make 20 percent less salary? Help spread the truth about the smoker’s wage gap.