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[California] MAR: U.S. must take tobacco out of global trade talks

San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Resolution 297-10 urging our trade leaders to change course to protect our health by excluding tobacco and tobacco products from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and from all future trade agreem
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Sep 21, 2013 11:57

[Georgia] Midtown Gay Bars Make Moves to Become Smoke-Free - Midtown, GA Patch

Heretic, Jungle, My Sister's Room and Mary's in East Atlanta have all gone non-smoking at least part-time. On April 7, Burkhart's announced that it was smoke-free indoors. Atlanta Eagle is considering also becoming smoke-free in May, according to GA Voic
added Apr 15, 2013 16:41

Smoking Deadlier For HIV Patients Than Virus Itself: Study

Nonsmokers getting good care had life expectancy of 78, compared with 63 for smokers
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2012 06:21

Scout, Ph.D.: Time for LGBT Communities to Stop Being Such Easy Targets for the Tobacco Industry

Want to really see the pull tobacco has on LGBT people? Take three minutes and watch the new Legacy video, then please share it with an LGBT person you love.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 12, 2012 15:19

[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

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

Who's Still Smoking? ACS Report Highlights Most Vulnerable Adults

"These populations included individuals in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial/ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay/bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community; with mental illness; and in the military, particularly among those
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 18:41

Sexual orientation discrimination and tobacco use disparities in the United States

Sexual minorities, especially bisexual adults, are at heightened risk of cigarette smoking, any tobacco/nicotine use, and DSM-5 TUD across all three major sexual orientation dimensions. Tobacco prevention and cessation efforts should target bisexual adul
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:48

ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58

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
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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