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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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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ ad
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2017 21:58
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How the Tobacco Industry Has Targeted the LGBT Community for Decades

Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds, and British American Tobacco did not respond to ATTN:'s request for comments about their ads. Past ads have tied pro-gay rights messages to cigarettes with phrases like "take pride in your flavor." ... The ads appear to be
ATTN:
added Jan 15, 2017 19:46
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Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community (PDF)

Tobacco’s toll on this underserved community is far too great, and with this report, the American Lung Association calls for decisive action to better understand the root causes and find effective solutions to this deadly threat to the LGBT community.
American Lung Association
added Dec 16, 2016 16:30
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LGBT organisation successfully advocated for ban on tobacco promotions in San Jose, California

Recently, the tobacco companies released advertisements linking tobacco use with contemporary LGBT issues (eg, freedom to smoke likened to freedom to marry, figure 1)8 and LGBT pride.9 ,10
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:24
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Volume 18, Issue 6 Table of Contents

Smoking to Regulate Negative Affect: Disentangling the Relationship Between Posttraumatic Stress and Emotional Disorder Symptoms, Nicotine Dependence, and Cessation-Related Problems / Intragroup Variance in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Tobacco Use Behavior
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2016 13:16
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Conspiracy Theory Or Marketing? Why Tobacco Companies Spent So Much On AIDS Research

A new paper claims the historical involvement of tobacco companies during the early days of the response to the AIDS epidemic was just a cynical marketing ploy to distract the public from the dangers of smoking.
Science 2.0
added Apr 11, 2016 17:45
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BROVERMAN: The Special, Toxic Relationship Between Gays and Smoking

Many LGBT people, like our executive editor, used cigarettes to fit in and feel better. We're better than that, he writes....as in Stockholm Syndrome, we've convinced ourselves we need this abusive partner. You're better off alone.
The Advocate
added Jan 8, 2016 21:54
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