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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

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
added Jan 15, 2017 19:46

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 reported that cigarette companies provided two to three times more support to politicians opposed
added Jul 24, 2015 10:11

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

[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
added Nov 25, 2013 12:31
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