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[New Zealand] Spotlight going on lgbt smoking rates

A hui looking at smoking in the takatāpui community has been postponed. It was being organised by the team behind WERO, a three-month competition which puts people in teams with a goal to stop smoking for three months, raising money for community groups
GayNZ
added Jun 30, 2014 13:34
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[Australia] 'Alarming' smoking rates in LGBT communities cause for concern

The SWASH survey, which samples lesbians and other same sex attracted women every two years in NSW, shows smoking rates of around 35% on average across the four surveys from 2006 to 2012. In the trans community, 35 per cent of trans women and 44 per cen
Gay News Network (au)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:11
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[New York] GOProud

an American tax exempt 527 organization representing conservative gay men, lesbians, and their allies. GOProud advocates for free markets, limited government, and a respect for individual rights and works at the federal and state levels to build strong co
Wikipedia
added Dec 10, 2013 13:12
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[California] Health campaign targets smoking in LGBT community

Gay, lesbian and bisexual adults in Los Angeles smoke at a rate more than 50% higher than their straight counterparts and suffer disproportionately from the ill effects of tobacco use, health officials reported Thursday at the introduction of a new count
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 23, 2013 14:05
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[UK] Sexual orientation identity in relation to smoking history and alcohol use at age 18/19: cross-sectional associations from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a sample of more than 7600 young people aged 18/19 years in England, lesbian/gay identity is associated with cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol frequency and RSOD. Bisexual identity is associated with smoking but not RSOD or frequent alcohol drinking
BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:50
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[North Dakota] ND putting $2500 in anti-smoking funds toward participation at gay pride festival

A division of North Dakota’s health department that aims to help smokers quit is putting $2,500 toward a gay pride festival in Fargo later this summer.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 15, 2013 17:48
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An Interview on Smoking and the Gay Community with Dave Bennett of Covenant House in West Virginia

Thankfully, the gay community has become aware of this trend and LGBTQ centers in many cities now offer smoking cessation classes and resources. I recently talked with Dave Bennett, the Assistant Director of Covenant House in West Virginia (Facebook), ab
Out Impact
added Apr 25, 2013 14:20
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[West Virginia] Report: State's LGBT smoking rate higher than general population

Nearly 41 percent of people in the LGBT community smoke, compared to 23.9 percent of the state's general population, according to data from researchers in West Virginia University's School of Public Health and the state Bureau for Public Health's Divisio
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Feb 15, 2013 09:03
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Survey Finds High Tobacco Use in LGBT Population

A new survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, just published in the American Journal of Public Health, finds significantly higher rates of tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 24, 2012 12:36
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Feds Spend $246,785 on ‘Facebook Intervention’ for Young Gay Smokers

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a "Facebook intervention" targeting young gay people who smoke. The University of California, San Francisco received the funding for the project, which began in August. The goal of the study
Washington Free Beacon
added Oct 14, 2017 09:17
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