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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

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

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


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

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

tobacco is a social justice issue: smoking and low-income communities

Tobacco use disproportionately affects many marginalized populations—including people in low-income communities, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBT individuals and those with mental illness—who have a long and documented history of being targeted by the t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:03

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

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

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
added Jan 15, 2017 19:46

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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