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Lesbian and bisexual girls more likely than other teens to smoke

Overall, about 41 percent of lesbian and gay teens use tobacco products including both traditional and e-cigarettes, as do 39 percent of bisexual youth and 32 percent of adolescents who are uncertain about their sexual orientation, the study found. That
Reuters
added Mar 27, 2017 19:40
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents

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 develop evidence-based tobacco control strategies for sexual minor
Pediatrics
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status among US Women.

The study findings make a valuable contribution to the literature on sexual minority women's health on the influence of victimization on health risk behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 2, 2017 18:32
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status among US Women.

Study findings make a valuable contribution to the literature on victimization and health risk behaviors such as smoking. Given the negative and long-term impact of victimization on women, strategies are needed that reduce the likelihood of victimization
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 2, 2017 05:19
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truth® Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

During tonight’s 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, a new truth campaign called #STOPPROFILING will shine a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that e
PR Newswire
added Feb 12, 2017 21:21
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#stopprofiling: tobacco is a social justice issue

A new truth® campaign called #STOPPROFILING shines a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that equal profiling. The campaign features televisio
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:18
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ANGELO: Is Vaping the Best Way to Stop LGBT Smoking?

Smoking is an LGBT health crisis. We should look at all options to bring down our unacceptable high rates of tobacco use, says the Log Cabin Republicans' Gregory T. Angelo.
The Advocate
added Mar 3, 2017 13:29
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tobacco is a social justice issue: smoking and lgbt communities

Overall, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults smoke at rates up to 2.5 times higher than straight adults, due in part to targeted marketing by Big Tobacco. For years the tobacco industry has made efforts to appeal to LGBT consumers through thing
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:44
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STATE TOBACCO SMOKING REPORT CARDS

LGBT HealthLink recently conducted a survey of all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico to determine their level of LGBT inclusion in tobacco control work. While we are very proud of the work done by many states, this survey also shows us what work
LGBT HealthLink
added Feb 8, 2017 03:37
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LGBT tobacco survey released

LGBT HealthLink recently conducted its biannual tobacco census to survey all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to determine the level of LGBT inclusion in its tobacco-control work. Results to this survey showed that 53 percent of respon
Windy City Times
added Feb 8, 2017 03:33
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