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First online LGBT Vaping community marketplace brings its awareness message to the masses

announced today the launch date of their LGBT vaping community marketplace website at CANNALGBT.com. The launch date for the site is Sept 1, 2017...entrepreneurial leader Jerry Castillo, who saw an unserviced segment of the market that needed attention. B
PR Newswire
added Aug 28, 2017 16:21
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Vaporised nicotine and tobacco harm reduction for addressing smoking among people living with HIV: A cross-sectional survey of Australian HIV health practitioners’ attitudes [FREE FULL TEXT]

• There was uncertainty on the role of vaporised nicotine products (e-cigarettes).... Conclusions Despite supporting the principle of THR, health practitioners may require more evidence and knowledge about VNPs before being willing to consider them as a
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 20:52
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America's healthcare system is hostile to lesbians, experts warn as studies show they suffer higher rates of obesity, smoking, and psychological disorders than heterosexual women

Lesbians have a higher chance of smoking and obesity than heterosexual women, according to new studies the authors analyzed.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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EDITORIAL: A promising decline in teen smoking

The FDA, however, has delayed the enforcement of new regulations on e-cigarettes and cigars. Delays are commonplace in new administrations, but it is important that the agency take up these stricter standards after the three-month postponement. It would
Washington Post
added Jul 17, 2017 13:05
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POSITION STATEMENT: Support Policies to Reduce Smoking Disparities for Gender and Sexual Minorities (PDF)

POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Include gender and sexual minorities in all local, state, and national surveys of smoking behaviors. 2. Include specific messaging for gender and sexual minorities in all media campaigns aimed at increasing education and outrea
Society of Behavioral Medicine
added Jul 11, 2017 17:04
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[Illinois] Closing the gap between gay, heterosexual smokers

“Monitoring of tobacco use at the local, state and national levels does not include gender and sexual minorities, and it should. “If we have this data we can begin to develop targeted educational and outreach campaigns in those communities, which we hope
University of Illinois at Chicago
added Jul 11, 2017 17:00
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[North Carolina] Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pick

has represented such companies as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co... "Dreiband has made a career going against women and LGBT rights," McCurdy said, noting his defense of the University of North Carolina in the "bathroom bill" case.
CNN
added Jul 2, 2017 14:24
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[California] SF bans sale of menthol cigarettes, may eliminate at least $50.5M in tobacco sales

prohibits retailers from selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, flavored chewing tobacco and flavored liquids containing nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, which disproportionately impact the LGBT and black communities. “We
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jun 21, 2017 20:12
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Prevalence and correlates of smoking among people living with HIV in South Africa

As long-term HIV care continues to improve, more people living with HIV (PLWH) will die of diseases, including tuberculosis, for which smoking plays an important causal role. The prevalence of smoking is markedly higher among PLWH in high-resource settin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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