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EDITORIAL: A promising decline in teen smoking

The FDA, however, has delayed the enforcement of new regulations on e-cigarettes and cigars. Delays are commonplace in new administrations, but it is important that the agency take up these stricter standards after the three-month postponement. It would
Washington Post
added Jul 17, 2017 13:05
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[North Carolina] Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pick

has represented such companies as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co... "Dreiband has made a career going against women and LGBT rights," McCurdy said, noting his defense of the University of North Carolina in the "bathroom bill" case.
CNN
added Jul 2, 2017 14:24
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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas.

Findings highlight some significant tobacco use disparities among SGM young adults compared to their heterosexual peers. Longitudinal studies with larger group sizes will identify prospective predictors of sustained SGM-related tobacco use disparities.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2017 16:15
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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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