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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 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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[New York] Perceived interrelations of pain and cigarette smoking in a sample of adult smokers living with HIV/AIDS

The PSI total score was significantly higher for PLWH who smoke and had current pain versus no current pain. Among smokers with HIV and pain, higher PSI scores were associated with higher pain interference, pain severity, and certain neuropathic pain symp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:27
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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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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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