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Tobacco Companies Target People Struggling With Mental Health

The tobacco industry has historically marketed cigarettes specifically to the seriously mentally ill — and has developed relationships with homeless shelters and advocacy groups to gain positive media coverage and political support — individuals struggli
Teen Vogue
added Jan 30, 2017 15:28
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ ad
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2017 21:58
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How the Tobacco Industry Has Targeted the LGBT Community for Decades

Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds, and British American Tobacco did not respond to ATTN:'s request for comments about their ads. Past ads have tied pro-gay rights messages to cigarettes with phrases like "take pride in your flavor." ... The ads appear to be
ATTN:
added Jan 15, 2017 19:46
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Transgender Use of Cigarettes, Cigars, and E-Cigarettes in a National Study

Transgender adults are at higher risk for tobacco use than cisgender adults and risk of specific product use varies by gender. This is the first U.S. national study to assess differences in use of various tobacco products using questions that specificall
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 15, 2017 18:31
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ adults), corrective messaging and enforcemen
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 19:21
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Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community (PDF)

Tobacco’s toll on this underserved community is far too great, and with this report, the American Lung Association calls for decisive action to better understand the root causes and find effective solutions to this deadly threat to the LGBT community.
American Lung Association
added Dec 16, 2016 16:30
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American Lung Association Report Shows Increased Tobacco Risk in LGBT Individuals

The risk report says that LGBT youth and young adults are specifically at risk, as they frequent bars and clubs to socialize — places that are usually coupled with tobacco products... “The tobacco industry definitely targets the LGBT community,” Susan, a
SFGN - SouthFloridaGayNews.com
added Dec 16, 2016 16:26
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cigarette smoking has declined among 18-24 year olds but some disparities are cause for concern

The report underscores that smoking disproportionately affects individuals who live below the poverty level, ... Many of the differences in smoking rates can be attributed to specific targeting by the tobacco industry. For instance, tobacco companies targ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015

What is added by this report? The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.1% in 2015 (36.5 million smokers), and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%. However, dispar
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:31
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FDA's LGBT Tobacco Campaign Wins Accolades / "This Free Life" launched in 12 markets this spring.

received an Association of National Advertisers' (ANA) Multicultural Excellence Award.... "This Free Life" was created to challenge the perception that tobacco use is a necessary part of LGBT culture. The campaign is designed specifically to reach the 800
Convenience Store News
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46
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