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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49

Survey Finds High Tobacco Use in LGBT Population

First national survey to measure LGBT tobacco use
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:20

Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24

[Denmark] Mortality: H.I.V.-Positive Smokers Lose More Years to Tobacco Than to the Virus, a Study Says

H.I.V. patients who obtain good treatment but who smoke lose more years of life to tobacco than to the virus, a new Danish study has found. . . . A 35-year-old H.I.V. patient who did not smoke was likely to live to age 78, while one who smoked was lik
New York Times
added Jan 1, 2013 11:38

Tobacco Use in the LGBT Communities: Why LGBT People Smoke So Much & What Can Be Done About It

Legacy and HRC will host a panel discussion exploring these questions and more as Legacy releases a new report, Tobacco Control in LGBT Communities.
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 5, 2012 13:25

Report: High Number of Smokers in the LGBT Community

According to data from the 2009-2010 National Adult Tobacco Survey published in the American Journal of Public Health 32.8 percent of LGBT people nationally smoke cigarettes, compared to 19.5 percent for the general population.
added Sep 21, 2012 17:31

Tobacco fact sheet: Lesbian, gay, bisexuaL, and transgender (LGBT) communities and smoking (PDF)

American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 5, 2012 13:28

Tobacco Deal Gives Menthol Critics a New Soapbox

sets up a fresh showdown between the tobacco industry and foes who say mint-flavored cigarettes pose a threat to black smokers and youths. For Reynolds, Newport was the biggest selling point in yesterday’s $25 billion agreement to acquire its tobacco riv
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 17, 2014 09:55

LGBT People In U.S. Spend An Estimated $7.9 Billion Per Year On Cigarettes

“It really is time for smoking to come out of the closet as the top issue health issue affecting LGBT people today,” a leading LGBT health researcher tells BuzzFeed. New statistics released alongside the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report on Tobac
added Jan 19, 2014 00:40

[New York] MCCARRON: Tobacco knows: What you see is what you’ll get

In New York City, there are roughly 9,500 tobacco retailers splattered with colorful product displays and signs purposefully placed at kids’ eye level. ... One way to prevent our youth from smoking is to limit their exposure to tobacco marketing and prod
The Villager
added Nov 28, 2013 00:17
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