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FDA effort aims to curb smoking in LGBT community

FDA officials attribute the higher smoking rate in the LGBT community to the "coming out" process...Tobacco companies are footing the bill for the campaign through fees charged under a 2009 law that created the FDA's tobacco regulation program.
AP - Associated Press
added May 2, 2016 15:14
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This Free Life Campaign

“This Free Life” is FDA’s public education campaign designed to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults who use tobacco occasionally. Through the use of authentic and credible messages from tobacco-free members of the LGBT community, the c
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 2, 2016 14:15
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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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Michigan LGBT Community Centers Offer 2016 Smoking Cessation Programs

LGBT community centers across the state have teamed up to provide a multitude of programs and cessation techniques to help smokers quit. Tobacco consumption is responsible for nearly 480,000 deaths annually in the United States, nearly 10 percent of whic
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Apr 13, 2016 23:41
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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
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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‘Public enemy no. 1’: Tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article analyzes the history of tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response – a largely ignored aspect of private donor involvement...This raises questions, which this paper seeks to answer, about if donations by tobacco companies to AIDS organiz
Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS: An Open Access Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 17:49
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Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco Among LGBT (RESPECT)

a collection of information entitled “Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco among LGBT (RESPECT)” has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduc
Federal Register
added Mar 3, 2016 18:43
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Nursing Professor's Study of Anti-Tobacco Campaign Underscores Power of Community Action

An anti-smoking intervention implemented and studied by University of Kentucky College of Nursing assistant professor Amanda Fallin recently proved effective in counteracting pro-tobacco promotions and ending the presence of free or low-cost tobacco produ
University of Kentucky
added Jan 26, 2016 23:59
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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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