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Tobacco Companies Target People Struggling With Mental Health

The tobacco industry has historically marketed cigarettes specifically to the seriously mentally ill — and has developed relationships with homeless shelters and advocacy groups to gain positive media coverage and political support — individuals struggli
Teen Vogue
added Jan 30, 2017 15:28
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Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community

stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress' / There was a big gap in moderate smoking among gay men (19 percent) and straight men (13 percent). And there was a gap in moderate smoking among lesbians (20 percent) an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 28, 2016 12:46
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FDA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN THAT AFFIRMS LGBT YOUTH’S FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO FREE

Last week, I had the privilege of participating in the launch of “This Free Life,” the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new anti-smoking campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults. This is FDA’s first-ever national campai
AIDS.gov blog
added May 12, 2016 04:09
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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 Jan 13, 2016 06:37
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The Case Against Gay Marriage: Top Law Firms Won’t Touch It

Leading law firms are willing to represent tobacco companies accused of lying about their deadly products, factories that spew pollution, and corporations said to be complicit in torture and murder abroad. But standing up for traditional marriage has tur
New York Times
added Apr 12, 2015 13:12
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Out smoking on the big screen: tobacco use in LGBT movies, 2000–2011 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Viewers of movies with LGBT themes or characters are exposed, on average, to one depiction of tobacco use for every 15 min of movie run-time. As a major component of the entertainment media environment, movies may contribute to smoking among LGBT people.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2014 21:40
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How Many Americans Are Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual?

annual National Health Interview Survey...Adults who identified themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual reported some different behaviors and concerns — for example, more alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking — than those who said they were straight.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 22, 2014 10:05
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The Gay War on Smoking

While about 490,000 LGBT Americans have HIV, 2.3 million are smokers, Scout says. Of these, one million will have their lives shortened because of tobacco use. Medical advances have extended the lives of those with HIV, but have not appreciably forestall
National Review
added Jul 9, 2014 12:10
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SCOUT: E-Cigarettes: Friend or Foe for the LGBT Communities?

The real problem is, as anyone who's visited a vaporium can see, it's not a cessation game. Vaporiums and e-cigs are all about enticing, and particularly enticing young people. Wander into your local vaporium belly up to the "bar" and you'll be shocked to
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:45
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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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