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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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[Ohio] Smoking rates decline, but at slower pace for minorities and poor, CDC says

Cigarette smoking also is not declining as much among people who are less educated, biracial, poor, or are in other population segments, said Brian King, deputy director for research translation in the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health in Atlanta. "Ther
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Mar 8, 2018 18:51
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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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#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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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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