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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)

If you are part of the LGBT communities, you likely have seen tobacco ads in magazines, newspapers, and Web sites directed at you. Tobacco companies are targeting your communities....Real Stories...Featured in Tips
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 9, 2015 17:34

[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29

[Oregon] OWENS: Equating 'vaping' and smoking is a mistake (OPINION)

House Bill 2546... would dramatically restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in the state, lowering the potential for harm reduction in the LGBT community, a population shown to use combustible tobacco at nearly twice the rate of their straight contemp
The Oregonian
added Mar 5, 2015 14:43

[Denmark] Smoking is the main cause of increased risk of heart attack in people with HIV

People living with HIV who smoke have an almost three-fold greater risk of heart attack than HIV-negative smokers, according to Danish data published online ahead of print in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study suggests that smoking drives the larger
aidsmap (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:50

CASON: Gays and Their Cigarettes, A (Dangerous) Love Story

The negative effects of smoking are well-known, but the LGBT community can’t seem to put the pack down... This same minority stress is also to blame for 25% of the LGBT population experiencing “doctor distrust,” making them reluctant to—among other thing
Frontiers Media
added Jan 26, 2015 20:51
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Myocardial infarction among Danish HIV-infected individuals: Population attributable fractions associated with smoking

Smoking is associated with a higher risk of MI in the HIV-infected population than in the background population. Almost 3 of 4 MIs among HIV-infected individuals are associated with ever smoking compared to only 1 of 4 MIs among population controls. Smoki
Clinical Infectious Diseases
added Jan 29, 2015 10:52

[USA] US government spends $33k on study on same-sex couples and tobacco shops

The large sum was spent on a study by the National Institutes of Health / But it's likely to raise questions about how the government is spending / The report found gay couples more likely to smoke than heterosexuals
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:41
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[USA] Bizarre study investigates whether gay people live near tobacco shops

The National Institutes of Health in the US helped to fund the study at the University of North Carolina, entitled ‘Relationship Between Tobacco Retailer Density and Sexual Minority Couples’. The study states: “Tobacco use is substantially higher among (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:39

[New York] ANGELO: Getting steamy: A new approach to tobacco harm reduction

instead of telling smokers they can’t use e-cigs, lawmakers should kick their habit of encroaching in areas of commerce where their actions make the perfect the enemy of the good. We’re better off reducing tobacco consumption any way we can than blowing s
LGBT Weekly
added Dec 4, 2014 20:07

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49
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