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fda effort aims to curb smoking in lgbt community

targeted LGBT people for decades as cigarette companies overtly marketed their deadly products as part of LGBT culture. The message of freedom in FDA’s new tobacco prevention advertisements cleverly counter nicotine addiction and give LGBT young adults t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 4, 2016 21:59

VIDEO: Flawless Queens aim to stay that way and be tobacco-free

In a new FDA ad campaign called, 'This Free Life', Queens flaunt how to be flawless without smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 3, 2016 16:26

FDA targets LGBT youth in anti-smoking campaign

The $35.7 million campaign, which the FDA says is funded entirely by user fees collected from the tobacco industry, includes one of several videos placed on social media in which actors portray LGBT people – including drag queens – dancing in gay bars wh
Washington (DC) Blade
added May 3, 2016 13:50

[California] VIDEO: ‘This Free Life’ Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets LGBT Young Adults

“We know LGBT young adults in this country are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults,” said Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products in a press release. “We want LGBT young adults to know that there is n
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 2, 2016 19:13
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[Australia] VIDEO: WATCH: Smoke free, still fierce

Whilst LBQ women are aware of the risk factors attached to smoking, they continue to smoke at a rate double that of their heterosexual counterparts. ACON is hoping to change all that with a new groundbreaking tobacco reduction campaign, #SmokeFreeStillFi
Gay News Network (au)
added May 2, 2016 15:29

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

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

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

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

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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