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‘Public enemy no. 1’: Tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article analyzes the history of tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response – a largely ignored aspect of private donor involvement...This raises questions, which this paper seeks to answer, about if donations by tobacco companies to AIDS organiz
Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS: An Open Access Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 17:49
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco Among LGBT (RESPECT)

a collection of information entitled “Food and Drug Administration's Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco among LGBT (RESPECT)” has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduc
Federal Register
added Mar 3, 2016 18:43
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Nursing Professor's Study of Anti-Tobacco Campaign Underscores Power of Community Action

An anti-smoking intervention implemented and studied by University of Kentucky College of Nursing assistant professor Amanda Fallin recently proved effective in counteracting pro-tobacco promotions and ending the presence of free or low-cost tobacco produ
University of Kentucky
added Jan 26, 2016 23:59
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LGBT organisation successfully advocated for ban on tobacco promotions in San Jose, California ($$)

Recently, the tobacco companies released advertisements linking tobacco use with contemporary LGBT issues (eg, freedom to smoke likened to freedom to marry, figure 1)8 and LGBT pride.9 ,10
Tobacco Control
added Jan 13, 2016 06:37
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college + grad school scholarship rewards creativity and community service

Truth Initiative is offering college and graduate students a chance to earn the “Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 9, 2016 12:15
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BROVERMAN: The Special, Toxic Relationship Between Gays and Smoking

Many LGBT people, like our executive editor, used cigarettes to fit in and feel better. We're better than that, he writes....as in Stockholm Syndrome, we've convinced ourselves we need this abusive partner. You're better off alone.
The Advocate
added Jan 8, 2016 21:54
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[Italy] VIDEO: The Sea Purple

twenty-five year old Angela finds herself in love with Sara and she decides to ride out the scandal of her homosexuality by disguising herself as a man....Angela turns into Angelo, sporting a cap and a cigar and giving the appearance of a picture perfect
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2016 14:21
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[Colorado] Quit-line targets three groups who smoke in alarming numbers

While the overall number of smokers is going down, experts say three groups are lighting up – in troubling numbers. In addition to the 26% of American Indians who smoke, 36% of those with mental health issues smoke. And smoking among members of the LGBT
WBUP/WBKP ABC 10 (Ishpeming, MI)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:37
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achieving health equity in tobacco control

Truth Initiative is one of a consortium of public health partners ... Eliminating tobacco-related disparities can only occur if we collectively advance principles of health equity. Shared ownership and accountability is critical for the success or failur
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2015 16:50
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