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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015

What is added by this report? The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.1% in 2015 (36.5 million smokers), and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%. However, dispar
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:31

FDA launches public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults

The “This Free Life” campaign is designed to specifically reach the occasional or “social” smokers in the LGBT community... “‘This Free Life’ is designed to challenge the perception that tobacco use is a necessary part of LGBT culture,” said Richard Wolit
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 2, 2016 14:11

Smoking hits an all-time low... but not for gay people

A report has found that people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are 40% more likely to be smokers than straight people...though smoking has dropped overall, it remains popular with LGBT people – with a far higher prevalence among lesbian, gay, o (uk)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:35

[New York] Julianne Moore and Ellen Page Attend ‘Freeheld’ Screening

A guest named Kyle Hayes, who works as a fashion assistant and wore a “Great Gatsby” T-shirt, eyed the outdoor smoking area. “Even though the film’s all about lung cancer, I kind of want a cigarette,” he said. “Is that bad?”
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 17:16

[Oregon] OWENS: Equating 'vaping' and smoking is a mistake (OPINION)

House Bill 2546... would dramatically restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in the state, lowering the potential for harm reduction in the LGBT community, a population shown to use combustible tobacco at nearly twice the rate of their straight contemp
The Oregonian
added Mar 5, 2015 14:43

[USA] US government spends $33k on study on same-sex couples and tobacco shops

The large sum was spent on a study by the National Institutes of Health / But it's likely to raise questions about how the government is spending / The report found gay couples more likely to smoke than heterosexuals
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:41

More states have workplace protections for smokers than LGBT workers

The differing protections speak to how slowly lawmakers are adapting to changes in public opinion and state laws. More Americans support LGBT rights and marijuana legalization than ever, but in many states only users of the deadliest drug in the country
Vox Media
added Jul 14, 2014 23:10

Sobering Findings In Recent LGBT Smoking Study

In conjunction with this release CenterLink's Network for LGBT Health Equity has released information about 50 years of impact of smoking on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. After factoring in LGBT prevalence and smoking rates, th
EDGE Network
added Jan 22, 2014 21:30

San Francisco Advocate Honored for Fighting Tobacco-related Disease in the LGBT Community

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people smoke cigarettes at rates nearly 70 percent higher than the general population. Legacy® has long worked to raise awareness of the high prevalence of tobacco use within these communities, highlighti
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2013 16:38

SELF: Out With the Old, In With The New Smokes

The jury may still be out on the health effects. But if they have the potential to reduce death and disease, they’re worth further investigation. Add that to the fact that when you light them up, you feel like you’re in a James Cameron movie. Take that,
The Advocate
added Nov 8, 2013 20:37
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