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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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[New York] Perceived interrelations of pain and cigarette smoking in a sample of adult smokers living with HIV/AIDS

The PSI total score was significantly higher for PLWH who smoke and had current pain versus no current pain. Among smokers with HIV and pain, higher PSI scores were associated with higher pain interference, pain severity, and certain neuropathic pain symp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:27
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Who's still smoking? Disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

The continuing high prevalence of cigarette smoking among specific subpopulations, many of them vulnerable, is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community. These populations include individuals in lower education and/or socio
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Jan 31, 2018 15:58
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Sexual orientation discrimination and tobacco use disparities in the United States

Sexual minorities, especially bisexual adults, are at heightened risk of cigarette smoking, any tobacco/nicotine use, and DSM-5 TUD across all three major sexual orientation dimensions. Tobacco prevention and cessation efforts should target bisexual adul
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:48
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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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FDA targets LGBT youth in anti-smoking campaign

The $35.7 million campaign, which the FDA says is funded entirely by user fees collected from the tobacco industry, includes one of several videos placed on social media in which actors portray LGBT people – including drag queens – dancing in gay bars wh
Washington (DC) Blade
added May 3, 2016 13:50
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LEHRER: Re: The Gay War on Smoking

I’m a bit doubtful that many of the programs from the American Legacy Foundation, CDC and others will do that much good. Most them involve “doubling down” on efforts that don’t seem to be working now for gay Americans or anyone else.
National Review
added Jul 11, 2014 07:27
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Tobacco Use by Sexual Identity Among Young Adults in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prevalence estimates for tobacco use were higher among young adults who self-identify as sexual minorities compared with those who identify as heterosexuals. Tobacco use is strongly associated with alcohol and other drug use in this population. This study
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2013 05:59
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