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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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[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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lgbt history month: why are smoking rates higher in lgbt communities?

The legacy of targeted marketing lives on. LGBT communities continue to be a population that tobacco disproportionately affects. Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. About one in four lesb
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:37
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Study finds potential for decrease in tobacco use by transgender women who receive hormone therapy

The findings, which appear in the journal Endocrine Practice, is the first report of the potential for a dramatic decrease in tobacco use by transgender women who receive medical care at a medical facility. According to the Centers for Disease Control,
News-Medical.net
added Oct 5, 2016 20:12
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco kills more HIV-positive D.C. residents than AIDS

the D.C. Tobacco Free Coalition, the D.C. Department of Health, and more than 40 community organizations are coming together to battle smoking as part of D.C. Calls It Quits Week, Sept. 19-25. But more help is needed to help D.C. smokers quit and save LGB
Washington (DC) Blade
added Sep 27, 2016 11:27
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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 Aug 19, 2016 20:24
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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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