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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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Smoking may shorten the lifespan of people living with HIV more than HIV itself

A new study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) finds that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV in the U.S., potentially even more than HIV itself. The report is being published online in t
Science Magazine
added Nov 3, 2016 14:34
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[California] JEAN: A Vote ‘Yes’ on Prop 56 Will Help Save LGBT Lives

Prop 56 will lead to meaningful change by discouraging a new generation of kids, including LGBT youth who are among those being more heavily targeted, from becoming addicted to tobacco. Revenue from Prop 56 will fund health care coverage for low income C
WEHOville (West Hollywood, CA)
added Nov 2, 2016 05:33
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[California] Advocates Use LGBT History Month to Focus On Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Community

With October serving as LGBT history month which includes National Coming Out Day (October 11) groups are using October as an opportunity...Camel has released a mint-flavored product marketed toward the LGBT community as a way for them to “take pride in t
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Oct 29, 2016 14:44
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Local West Hollywood leaders speak out against big tobacco’s heavy marketing to the LGBTQ community

“Big tobacco has a long, well-chronicled track record of targeting young people and LGBTQ people with smoking ads. They don’t care about us; they’re just trying to add to their profits,” said Councilwoman Lindsey Horvath. “They spend millions on deceptiv
LGBT Weekly
added Oct 22, 2016 19:50
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Smoking, drinking rates higher for gays: study

However LGB adults seemed to be more amenable to seeking out treatment for a substance-abuse disorder if one developed. The report found that among adults who required substance use treatment, 15.3 percent of LGB adults received it at a specialty facilit
Washington (DC) Blade
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[California] West Hollywood Councilmembers Duran and Horvath and LGBTQ Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat Tobacco-Related Deaths

The campaign’s latest supporters, West Hollywood City Councilmember John Duran, Councilmember Lindsey Horvath and local community and advocacy leaders, joined forces with Yes on Prop 56 to stand up to big tobacco’s LGBTQ youth targeted marketing tactics,
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 21, 2016 21:15
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Alyssa Edwards Says Don't Light that Fag

The thing is, smoking will kill your flawlessness. Kill it dead. It takes work to create looks for a lifetime, and if you think I’m gonna ruin all that with the wrinkles and yellow skin and missing teeth that smoking can cause, you are cuckoo crazy. I st
The Advocate
added Oct 18, 2016 14:25
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Mixed News on Drug Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay Americans

Rates of cigarette smoking and drinking were also higher among lesbian, gay and bisexual adults, the SAMHSA report found. For example, smoking rates were about 32 percent among this group, compared to just under 21 percent for straight adults.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:47
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seeking lgbt smokers for research study

researchers at the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® are recruiting participants for a study on smoking and smoking cessation attitudes and behaviors among sexual minority young adults. Data collection rega
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:29
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