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MAKADON: Many Still Don't Realize Disproportionate Impact of Smoking on LGBT People

Clearly public health outreach is critical to help LGBT people -- and clinicians -- understand how smoking disproportionately affects the LGBT community. In recognition of LGBT Pride Month in June, the CDC released an enlightening video called "Smoking W
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:09
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How Many Americans Are Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual?

annual National Health Interview Survey...Adults who identified themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual reported some different behaviors and concerns — for example, more alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking — than those who said they were straight.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 22, 2014 10:05
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Tobacco Deal Gives Menthol Critics a New Soapbox

sets up a fresh showdown between the tobacco industry and foes who say mint-flavored cigarettes pose a threat to black smokers and youths. For Reynolds, Newport was the biggest selling point in yesterday’s $25 billion agreement to acquire its tobacco riv
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 17, 2014 09:55
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MAKADON: Op-ed: When Will We Finally Stop Smoking?

we owe it to our families, our friends, and the LGBT community to continue to improve awareness that rates of smoking―and its ultimate impact on health―impact LGBT people at far higher rates than the general population.
The Advocate
added Jul 16, 2014 19:19
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America's smokers: Still 40 million strong

Increasingly, smokers are poorer and less educated. And many smokers call themselves "occasional" or social smokers, consciously reining themselves in to try to avoid getting hooked. Still, there are more than 40 million smokers in the U.S. today. And be
MSN Money Central
added Jul 16, 2014 19:09
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More states have workplace protections for smokers than LGBT workers

The differing protections speak to how slowly lawmakers are adapting to changes in public opinion and state laws. More Americans support LGBT rights and marijuana legalization than ever, but in many states only users of the deadliest drug in the country
Vox Media
added Jul 14, 2014 23:10
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'Constantine': NBC Says No To Bisexuality But Yes To Smoking As Comic Book Fans Await Tv Adaptation

With regards to Constantine's smoking, executive producer David S. Goyer said "He is a smoker in the show, we're not shying away from it, but we're not glorifying it." "It's like, look, he's a smoker," added Cerone. "We're on network television, so we'
ContactMusic.com (uk)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:40
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LEHRER: Re: The Gay War on Smoking

I’m a bit doubtful that many of the programs from the American Legacy Foundation, CDC and others will do that much good. Most them involve “doubling down” on efforts that don’t seem to be working now for gay Americans or anyone else.
National Review
added Jul 11, 2014 07:27
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VIDEO: Smoking Within the LGBT Community

You Tube
added Jul 9, 2014 12:12
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The Gay War on Smoking

While about 490,000 LGBT Americans have HIV, 2.3 million are smokers, Scout says. Of these, one million will have their lives shortened because of tobacco use. Medical advances have extended the lives of those with HIV, but have not appreciably forestall
National Review
added Jul 9, 2014 12:10
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