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EDITORIAL: Early history of LGBT tobacco control: CLASH at 25 [FREE FULL TEXT]

LGBTs have made great strides towards acceptance and great contributions to tobacco control. We need allies who realise that reducing stigma may be a tobacco control measure in itself, or at least a first step to improving the health of our community.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:23
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ANGELO: FDA’s cognitive dissonance on smoking

The FDA’s This Free Life campaign addresses the real and legitimate concern of smoking in the LGBT community. At the same time, the campaign must acknowledge the role that new innovations like vaping and e-cigarettes have in tobacco harm reduction. As
The Hill
added Aug 8, 2016 17:56
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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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research funded to study the appeal of menthol and smoking by people with hiv

Each project will receive $30,000...will study the link between menthol and tobacco-related risk behaviors, such as substance use and alcohol use, across age and race....understand the unique challenge smokers living with HIV face when trying to quit smok
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 1, 2016 20:18
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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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