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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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Video: CDC Launches LGBT-Inclusive Anti-Smoking Campaign

Office of Smoking and Health is including members of the LGBT community in its new anti-smoking campaign. That makes sense considering CDC data shows that LGBT people are almost 70% more likely to smoke cigarettes than others. (Sidebar, what's with peop
Instinct Magazine
added Mar 29, 2013 16:15
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Using history as a guide to end tobacco addiction

I spoke with Robert Proctor... I also believe we need to explore what I call ‘the causes of causes.’ Cigarette smoking causes disease, but what causes cigarette smoking? Too often we end with the individual, rather than going upstream to the source of th
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Sep 12, 2017 02:58
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status among US Women.

The study findings make a valuable contribution to the literature on sexual minority women's health on the influence of victimization on health risk behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 2, 2017 18:32
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TOC: Themed Issue on Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

Outcomes of a Tailored Intervention for Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Latinos Living With HIV/AIDS / Social Branding to Decrease Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Young Adult Smoking / Correlates of Adherence to Varenicline Among HIV+ Smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:35
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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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Lesbian and bisexual girls more likely than other teens to smoke

Overall, about 41 percent of lesbian and gay teens use tobacco products including both traditional and e-cigarettes, as do 39 percent of bisexual youth and 32 percent of adolescents who are uncertain about their sexual orientation, the study found. That
Reuters
added Mar 27, 2017 19:40
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ANGELO: Is Vaping the Best Way to Stop LGBT Smoking?

Smoking is an LGBT health crisis. We should look at all options to bring down our unacceptable high rates of tobacco use, says the Log Cabin Republicans' Gregory T. Angelo.
The Advocate
added Mar 3, 2017 13:29
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