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[New York] ANGELO: Getting steamy: A new approach to tobacco harm reduction

instead of telling smokers they can’t use e-cigs, lawmakers should kick their habit of encroaching in areas of commerce where their actions make the perfect the enemy of the good. We’re better off reducing tobacco consumption any way we can than blowing s
LGBT Weekly
added Dec 4, 2014 20:07
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49
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Out smoking on the big screen: tobacco use in LGBT movies, 2000–2011 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Viewers of movies with LGBT themes or characters are exposed, on average, to one depiction of tobacco use for every 15 min of movie run-time. As a major component of the entertainment media environment, movies may contribute to smoking among LGBT people.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2014 21:40
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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[UK] Gays encouraged to quit smoking for Stoptober

This month gays – who are more likely to be smokers than straight people – have been encouraged to give up smoking. ...A gay men’s health charity GMFA representative said previously: “Sadly, smoking is much more common amongst the LGBT community than the
PinkNews.co.uk (uk)
added Oct 2, 2014 09:16
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[Australia] ACON campaign to reduce smoking amongst lesbian women

The NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has announced ACON will receive funding from the NSW Cancer Institute for a new project aimed at reducing the high rates of smoking among lesbians and same sex attracted women (SSAW).
Gay News Network (au)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:44
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[North Carolina] Congressman Says Everyone Should Be Free To Smoke And Fire Gay People

Republican Robert Pittenger compared the right to fire LGBT workers to the right to smoke cigarettes on private property. After assuring ThinkProgress that he “respects everyone” and “loves people,” Pittenger said he believes companies should have the rig
Think Progress (blog)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:34
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LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being / Significant differences seen in financial and physical well-being elements

A variety of factors could contribute to LGBT women's disproportionately lower physical well-being. A recent analysis of the 2013 National Health Interview Survey reported higher levels of smoking and alcohol consumption among LGB women than among non-LG
Gallup Organization
added Aug 25, 2014 09:01
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LETTER: Michigan needs to focus on tobacco prevention

The tobacco industry spends millions of dollars a year on sponsorships for pride events and advertising meant to make buying tobacco products seem like an expected part of LGBT identity and community....Michigan has one of the most under-funded tobacco pr
Macomb (MI) Daily
added Aug 15, 2014 14:30
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KOH: The Tobacco Fight Is Far From Over

As I conclude more than five years of service as the Assistant Secretary for Health, it is my fervent hope that we can someday relegate the tobacco epidemic to the history books. Let us stop this suffering once and for all and give our kids a fighting cha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:35
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