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Smoke-free policies help decrease smoking rates for LGBT population

"LGBT people face hostility and can feel excluded from social spaces, leading individuals to create their own spaces such as bars and nightclubs, which are often targets for marketing and promotion by the tobacco industry."
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 2, 2017 15:28
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Transgender Use of Cigarettes, Cigars, and E-Cigarettes in a National Study

Transgender adults are at higher risk for tobacco use than cisgender adults and risk of specific product use varies by gender. This is the first U.S. national study to assess differences in use of various tobacco products using questions that specificall
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 15, 2017 18:31
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ adults), corrective messaging and enforcemen
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 19:21
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cigarette smoking has declined among 18-24 year olds but some disparities are cause for concern

The report underscores that smoking disproportionately affects individuals who live below the poverty level, ... Many of the differences in smoking rates can be attributed to specific targeting by the tobacco industry. For instance, tobacco companies targ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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lgbt history month: why are smoking rates higher in lgbt communities?

The legacy of targeted marketing lives on. LGBT communities continue to be a population that tobacco disproportionately affects. Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. About one in four lesb
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:37
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ANGELO: FDA’s cognitive dissonance on smoking

The FDA’s This Free Life campaign addresses the real and legitimate concern of smoking in the LGBT community. At the same time, the campaign must acknowledge the role that new innovations like vaping and e-cigarettes have in tobacco harm reduction. As
The Hill
added Aug 8, 2016 17:56
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[California] VIDEO: ‘This Free Life’ Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets LGBT Young Adults

“We know LGBT young adults in this country are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults,” said Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products in a press release. “We want LGBT young adults to know that there is n
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 2, 2016 19:13
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Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco Among LGBT (RESPECT)

a collection of information entitled “Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco among LGBT (RESPECT)” has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduc
Federal Register
added Mar 3, 2016 18:43
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EDITORIAL: Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities [FREE FULL TEXT]

A major conclusion in the 1998 report was that prevention and cessation efforts in racial/ethnic communities are limited by underdeveloped tobacco control infrastructures and low levels of resources for research, program development, and program dissemi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:32
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[Texas] RUSSELL: Smoke screen / Stigma, stress among factors that lead to higher tobacco use higher in LGB community

According to LGBT Healthlink’s most recent survey of health issues critical to LGBTs, Texas received a C+ average for its inclusion of LGBT people...LGB community is one of tobacco companies’ hottest markets, and most reliable revenue streams too.
Dallas Voice
added Jul 11, 2015 09:25
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