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[Australia] Smoking healthier than gay marriage: ACL

THE head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) Jim Wallace says smoking is healthier than the lifestyle that would be promoted by same-sex marriage.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:08
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use differs among subgroups of sexual minority youth, with lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to
Pediatrics
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas

Findings underscore the need for the FDA and other health agencies to tailor health communication efforts specific to SGM populations pertaining to the risks and harms surrounding tobacco product use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:37
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LGBTQ Community More Vulnerable To Smoking? New Study Shows Possible Links

"Gender does matter in tobacco use among sexual minority youth," the lead author of the study, Dr. Hongying Dai of Children's Mercy Hospital, told Reuters. The Pediatrics survey studied how participants used each of these four tobacco products over the
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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American Lung Association Report Shows Increased Tobacco Risk in LGBT Individuals

The risk report says that LGBT youth and young adults are specifically at risk, as they frequent bars and clubs to socialize — places that are usually coupled with tobacco products... “The tobacco industry definitely targets the LGBT community,” Susan, a
SFGN - SouthFloridaGayNews.com
added Dec 16, 2016 16:26
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015

What is added by this report? The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.1% in 2015 (36.5 million smokers), and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%. However, dispar
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:31
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FDA launches public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults

The “This Free Life” campaign is designed to specifically reach the occasional or “social” smokers in the LGBT community... “‘This Free Life’ is designed to challenge the perception that tobacco use is a necessary part of LGBT culture,” said Richard Wolit
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 2, 2016 14:11
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Smoking hits an all-time low... but not for gay people

A report has found that people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are 40% more likely to be smokers than straight people...though smoking has dropped overall, it remains popular with LGBT people – with a far higher prevalence among lesbian, gay, o
PinkNews.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:35
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[New York] Julianne Moore and Ellen Page Attend ‘Freeheld’ Screening

A guest named Kyle Hayes, who works as a fashion assistant and wore a “Great Gatsby” T-shirt, eyed the outdoor smoking area. “Even though the film’s all about lung cancer, I kind of want a cigarette,” he said. “Is that bad?”
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 17:16
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