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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

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

where we stand: invest in research on sub-populations

Improving data collection for those populations most impacted by tobacco use can help groups like Truth Initiative to develop targeted, language and culturally appropriate messages and programs to prevent tobacco use and promote cessation in these at-ris
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:46

[Illinois] Artist wants to modify tobacco for hormone therapy

Ryan Hammond, who has been working at a community biohacking lab in Baltimore called BUGSS, hopes that one day trans folks will be able to grow their own hormone supplements. He’s currently trying to crowdfund $22,000 for “Open Source Gendercodes,” the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 5, 2015 17:31

Smoking Is Still an LGBT Health Scourge

These alarming statistics set us on a path to determine why. At QuitLogix, we work closely with LGBT advocacy groups to better understand the challenges of these communities, so we can help them successfully quit smoking.
The Advocate
added Nov 23, 2015 16:33

Smoking hits an all-time low... but not for gay people

A report has found that people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are 40% more likely to be smokers than straight people...though smoking has dropped overall, it remains popular with LGBT people – with a far higher prevalence among lesbian, gay, o (uk)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:35

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2014 Weekly

To assess progress toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 objective of reducing the percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes to ≤12.0%,* CDC assessed the most recent national estimates of smoking prevalence among adults aged ≥18 years using data f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 12, 2015 20:50

[UK] Health Inequalities Resource Pack

The pack is designed as a set of pragmatic tools... Smoking also causes many people to fall below the poverty line. It is estimated that over a million people could be raised out of poverty if people in their household quit smoking. This poverty calculato
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:33

Freeheld Movie: Stacie & Laurel meet for the first time in this #Freeheld clip - In theaters 10/2.

added Oct 6, 2015 14:43

[New York] Julianne Moore and Ellen Page Attend ‘Freeheld’ Screening

A guest named Kyle Hayes, who works as a fashion assistant and wore a “Great Gatsby” T-shirt, eyed the outdoor smoking area. “Even though the film’s all about lung cancer, I kind of want a cigarette,” he said. “Is that bad?”
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 17:16
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