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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2017

Nationwide, 8.8% of high school students had smoked cigarettes and 13.2% had used an electronic vapor product on at least 1 day during the 30 days before the survey
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:12
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CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:58
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UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education supports trans community

The recent memo leaked from the White House represents an unconscionable and insidious effort to legally erase trans people and trans identities. This plan seeks to discriminate against individuals by using “biological sex” as a strict definer of gender i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 27, 2018 18:46
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Lawyer who fought to ban trans people from bathrooms will lead DOJ civil rights division

An anti-gay lawyer was confirmed to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. In a 52-45 vote, the Senate confirmed Donald Trump’s nominee, Eric Dreiband.... defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Bloomberg in discrimination cases
LGBTQ (blog)
added Oct 24, 2018 02:58
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[Australia] Victorian campaign aims to raise awareness of high smoking rates in LGBTI community

A short film competition run by the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) and Quit Victoria will aim to raise awareness around high smoking rates in the LGBTI community. The ‘Keep The Vibe Alive’ competition will ask filmmakers to submit a written pitch
Star Observer (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:23
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34
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[Denmark] People living with HIV underestimate the harm of smoking

People with HIV in Denmark who smoke greatly underestimate the impact of smoking on life expectancy, a study of perceptions of life expectancy published this month in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes shows.
aidsmap (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:11
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Lesbian, gay or bisexual youth are at increased risk of using multiple substances

Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are at increased risk of using substances such as alcohol, nicotine and marijuana, a new study from Oregon State University has found. These youth are also at higher risk of polysubstance use, meani
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:27
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Effects of romantic involvement on substance use among young sexual and gender minorities

young sexual and gender minorities smoke more cigarettes when in a romantic relationship than when single. • Gay and lesbian youth are also less likely to use illicit drugs when romantically involved than when single.
Science Direct
added Sep 16, 2018 19:15
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