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[North Carolina] Judge mulling LGBT law has GOP and big-business pedigree

U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder, a former corporate lawyer known for representing the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, scheduled oral arguments for Monday on whether the state can require transgender people to use restrooms in many public buildings th
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 2, 2016 14:38
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[California] LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use

This June, the LGBT organization Equality California became the first minority rights group to endorse the Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016, which would raise California’s cigarette tax by $2. Rick Zbur, the group’s executive
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 13, 2016 20:13
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[California] LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use

This June, the LGBT organization Equality California became the first minority rights group to endorse the Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016... Bringing the smoking rates down also means pushing against the tobacco companies, wh
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 5, 2016 11:46
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Daily Pioneer Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

"Our study indicates that LGB adults experience significant health disparities - particularly in mental health and substance use, likely due to the minority stress that they experience as a result of their exposure to both interpersonal and structural di
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 2, 2016 18:26
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Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community

stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress' / There was a big gap in moderate smoking among gay men (19 percent) and straight men (13 percent). And there was a gap in moderate smoking among lesbians (20 percent) an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 28, 2016 12:46
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FDA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN THAT AFFIRMS LGBT YOUTH’S FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO FREE

Last week, I had the privilege of participating in the launch of “This Free Life,” the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new anti-smoking campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults. This is FDA’s first-ever national campai
AIDS.gov blog
added May 12, 2016 04:09
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Volume 18, Issue 6 Table of Contents

Smoking to Regulate Negative Affect: Disentangling the Relationship Between Posttraumatic Stress and Emotional Disorder Symptoms, Nicotine Dependence, and Cessation-Related Problems / Intragroup Variance in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Tobacco Use Behavior
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2016 13:16
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key facts about tobacco use in lgbt community

LGB youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. LGBT smokers are more likely to smoke menthols. Smoking rates among lesbian and bisexual women are higher than for straight women.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 9, 2016 15:27
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Young LGBT Adults Are Target of FDA Stop-Smoking Campaign

"We know LGBT young adults in this country are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults," said Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products. "We want LGBT young adults to know that there is no safe amount of smoking
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 6, 2016 17:11
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fda effort aims to curb smoking in lgbt community

targeted LGBT people for decades as cigarette companies overtly marketed their deadly products as part of LGBT culture. The message of freedom in FDA’s new tobacco prevention advertisements cleverly counter nicotine addiction and give LGBT young adults t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 4, 2016 21:59
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