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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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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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Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans

The overall smoking rate fell from 42 percent in 1965 to 15 percent in 2015. But rates remain high among those who are: poor; less educated; part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community; members of certain ethnic/racial groups; the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 1, 2018 03:04
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7 solutions for reducing tobacco use disparities

truth Initiative® convened a group of top health and advocacy experts to discuss one of the biggest problems facing public health...The discussion, part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series on April 26, focused on African-Americans, low-income individuals,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:38
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tobacco is a social justice issue: smoking and low-income communities

Tobacco use disproportionately affects many marginalized populations—including people in low-income communities, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBT individuals and those with mental illness—who have a long and documented history of being targeted by the t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:03
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