Headlines Tagged with Gay/Lesbian/LGBT — 564 headlines found
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
Jun 14, 2017 PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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
Mar 27, 2017 Reuters
added Mar 27, 2017 19:40
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.
Feb 10, 2017 The Advocate
added Mar 3, 2017 13:29
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
Jan 19, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2017 21:58
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
Jan 15, 2017 ATTN:
added Jan 15, 2017 19:46
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.
Dec 16, 2016 American Lung Association
added Dec 16, 2016 16:30
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
Aug 19, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:24
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
May 10, 2016 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2016 13:16
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.
Apr 11, 2016 Science 2.0
added Apr 11, 2016 17:45
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.
Jan 7, 2016 The Advocate
added Jan 8, 2016 21:54