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POSITION STATEMENT: Support Policies to Reduce Smoking Disparities for Gender and Sexual Minorities (PDF)

POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Include gender and sexual minorities in all local, state, and national surveys of smoking behaviors. 2. Include specific messaging for gender and sexual minorities in all media campaigns aimed at increasing education and outrea
Society of Behavioral Medicine
added Jul 11, 2017 17:04
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truth® Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

During tonight’s 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, a new truth campaign called #STOPPROFILING will shine a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that e
PR Newswire
added Feb 12, 2017 21:21
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2014 Weekly

To assess progress toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 objective of reducing the percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes to ≤12.0%,* CDC assessed the most recent national estimates of smoking prevalence among adults aged ≥18 years using data f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 12, 2015 20:50
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The influence of social support on smoking cessation treatment adherence among HIV+ smokers

high prevalence of smoking among people living with HIV (PLWH) is a significant problem. Non-adherence to smoking cessation pharmacotherapy is a barrier for successfully quitting. ...Findings have implications for smoking cessation interventions that seek
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:52
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[Montana] Hamilton LGBT group to discuss tobacco marketing strategies

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) community are more susceptible to tobacco companies’ marketing ploys because they may feel stressed or may have a strong desire to feel like they fit in, according to Lyndsay Stover of Tobacco Fr
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Jun 20, 2013 20:06
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CDC Targets Anti-Smoking Efforts At LGBT Community: 'This Is A Justice And Equity Issue'

smoking rates among the LGBT community are still disproportionately high. That’s partly because Big Tobacco has specifically worked to target LGBT individuals, who already tend to be particularly susceptible to smoking due to minority stress. And there ha
Think Progress (blog)
added Apr 2, 2013 15:34
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A Story of AIDS, From the Beginning

David France, the director of the documentary "How to Survive a Plague," . . . I asked Mr. France if that was why he still smokes. Was it a vestige of an era in which no one thought about middle age and beyond? He said that wasn’t it at all. As he told
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2012 01:57
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#stopprofiling: tobacco is a social justice issue

A new truth® campaign called #STOPPROFILING shines a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that equal profiling. The campaign features televisio
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:18
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key facts about tobacco use in lgbt community

LGB youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. LGBT smokers are more likely to smoke menthols. Smoking rates among lesbian and bisexual women are higher than for straight women.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 9, 2016 15:27
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