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KULKE: “Freedom” and “Choice”: How Cigarette Companies Target the LGBTQ Community

While Marlboro parent company Philip Morris received press attention in 1991 for its donations to HIV/ AIDS research, the LGBTQ anti-tobacco site socrush.com reported that cigarette companies provided two to three times more support to politicians opposed
Slate
added Jul 24, 2015 10:11
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America's smokers: Still 40 million strong

Increasingly, smokers are poorer and less educated. And many smokers call themselves "occasional" or social smokers, consciously reining themselves in to try to avoid getting hooked. Still, there are more than 40 million smokers in the U.S. today. And be
MSN Money Central
added Jul 16, 2014 19:09
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[California] New Anti-Smoking Campaign: Get Your Butt Out of My Life

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a new anti-smoking campaign on Nov. 21 aimed at reducing smoking in the LGBT community. Cute boys from the "Break Up with Tobacco" campaign will hit social media and the bars and gyms in West Hollywo
FrontiersLA.com
added Nov 25, 2013 12:31
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VIDEO: Coulter: If cigarettes can be regulated in name of public health, why not gay bathhouses, sodomy? [VIDEO]

On Saturday’s “Geraldo at Large” on the Fox News Channel, conservative columnist Ann Coulter suggested that people who support taxes on obesity and smoking are hypocritical to not also back taxes on certain homosexual behaviors.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Mar 25, 2013 00:00
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[Massachusetts] Is tobacco a gay issue?

In an article in the journal of Cancer, Causes, and Control . . . . Groups like the Boston-based The Fenway Institute are looking to bring to light statistics about the prevalence of tobacco use amongst LGBT’s and create support groups for those trying t
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Jan 31, 2013 13:37
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Groups Fight Targeting by Big Tobacco

a new report released by Legacy® focuses on those efforts. The report, titled Tobacco Control in LGBT Communities, explores the reasons behind continued disparities in tobacco use among LGBT people versus the general population, explains Legacy’s role in
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 11, 2012 13:42
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FINDINGS FROM CDC’S NATIONAL ADULT TOBACCO SURVEY SHOWS SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER PREVALENCE OF TOBACCO USE AMONG LGBT RESPONDENTS VERSUS GENERAL POPULATION

The Network for LGBT Health Equity
added Sep 24, 2012 12:53
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[Australia] PM's gay smoking furore

PRIME Minister Julia Gillard will address the Australian Christian Lobby's national conference next month, despite its leader yesterday suggesting a homosexual ''lifestyle'' was more hazardous to health than smoking.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:08
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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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Smoking rates remain alarming for several groups, American Cancer Society reports

report says several vulnerable subpopulations continue to smoke at high rates. The populations include those in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial or ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community; w
Buffalo (NY) News
added Feb 21, 2018 20:08
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