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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)

If you are part of the LGBT communities, you likely have seen tobacco ads in magazines, newspapers, and Web sites directed at you. Tobacco companies are targeting your communities....Real Stories...Featured in Tips
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 9, 2015 17:34
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CDC targets LGBTs with Tips From Former Smokers Campaign

This month CDC is launching its 4th annual wave of the popular and effective "Tips From Former Smokers ( Tips )" campaign, with its largest ever LGBT media outreach component. CDC is promoting Tips ads to LGBT communities across the country to supplement
Windy City Times
added Apr 9, 2015 17:27
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Frankie Grande: Smoking 'Ain't Cute,' Guys

Reality and Broadway star Frankie Grande is the son of a pulmonologist and says smoking and cancer ain't cute....Countering those marketing attacks with education campaigns is one of the best ways to keep our community healthy, but education campaigns ca
The Advocate
added Apr 1, 2015 17:56
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[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29
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[Oregon] OWENS: Equating 'vaping' and smoking is a mistake (OPINION)

House Bill 2546... would dramatically restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in the state, lowering the potential for harm reduction in the LGBT community, a population shown to use combustible tobacco at nearly twice the rate of their straight contemp
The Oregonian
added Mar 5, 2015 14:43
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Myocardial infarction among Danish HIV-infected individuals: Population attributable fractions associated with smoking

Smoking is associated with a higher risk of MI in the HIV-infected population than in the background population. Almost 3 of 4 MIs among HIV-infected individuals are associated with ever smoking compared to only 1 of 4 MIs among population controls. Smoki
Clinical Infectious Diseases
added Jan 29, 2015 10:52
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[Denmark] Smoking is the main cause of increased risk of heart attack in people with HIV

People living with HIV who smoke have an almost three-fold greater risk of heart attack than HIV-negative smokers, according to Danish data published online ahead of print in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study suggests that smoking drives the larger
aidsmap (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:50
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CASON: Gays and Their Cigarettes, A (Dangerous) Love Story

The negative effects of smoking are well-known, but the LGBT community can’t seem to put the pack down... This same minority stress is also to blame for 25% of the LGBT population experiencing “doctor distrust,” making them reluctant to—among other thing
Frontiers Media
added Jan 26, 2015 20:51
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[USA] US government spends $33k on study on same-sex couples and tobacco shops

The large sum was spent on a study by the National Institutes of Health / But it's likely to raise questions about how the government is spending / The report found gay couples more likely to smoke than heterosexuals
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:41
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[USA] Bizarre study investigates whether gay people live near tobacco shops

The National Institutes of Health in the US helped to fund the study at the University of North Carolina, entitled ‘Relationship Between Tobacco Retailer Density and Sexual Minority Couples’. The study states: “Tobacco use is substantially higher among
PinkNews.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:39
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