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ARCHIVE: Burning Love: Big Tobacco Takes Aim at LGBT Youths [FREE FULL TEXT]

Secret tobacco industry documents lay bare the industry's targeting, seduction, and recruitment of minority groups and children. They also unmask Big Tobacco's disdain for its targets.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jan 31, 2018 15:52
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How To Drive Down Smoking In Groups That Still Light Up

“There’s a massive disparity in this country in terms of who’s smoking,” says Jeffrey Drope, a researcher at the American Cancer Society and lead author of a study appearing Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The highest rates
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Jan 31, 2018 15:48
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Tobacco Giant Vows to Address Advisory Panel's IQOS Concerns

Reaction was swift and mixed... Log Cabin Republicans president Gregory T. Angelo, who noted that smoking rates are twice as high within the LGBT community as in the population at large, also urged the panel to grant PMI's request. "Clearly today's outco
MedPage Today
added Jan 29, 2018 20:13
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[Russia, UK] VIDEO: Outrage as two-year-old toddler filmed smoking ENTIRE cigarette in shocking video

Adults can be heard laughing in the background while the child appears to be well-practiced in the activity. The youngster doesn’t cough once while inhaling tobacco...It is believed the video was filmed in the city of Vladikavkaz in south-western Russia
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:13
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Public health study finds sexual minorities more likely to have used E-cigarettes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults are more likely than heterosexual adults to have tried e-cigarettes and other alternative tobacco products...are less likely than their heterosexual counterparts to perceive exposure to secondhand e-cigarette vapor as harm
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:14
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Sexual orientation discrimination and tobacco use disparities in the United States

Sexual minorities, especially bisexual adults, are at heightened risk of cigarette smoking, any tobacco/nicotine use, and DSM-5 TUD across all three major sexual orientation dimensions. Tobacco prevention and cessation efforts should target bisexual adul
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:48
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ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
Vice.com
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58
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adult smoking rates continue to underscore health disparities

reinforces the fact that tobacco continues to disproportionately affect certain populations. For example, the report found that: Tobacco use ranged from 9 percent among Asians to 26.6 percent among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:41
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Marion Board of Health

As a member of the LGBTQ community who works on town-level tobacco control policy...I would like to provide perspective on the tobacco industry’s targeting of the gay community which has led to much higher smoking rates today.
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Dec 3, 2017 19:11
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Decline in Smokers Documented

Nik Modi, managing director for RBC Capital Markets, New York, said he expects annual declines in cigarette volume to be about 3.5% for the coming year, which is similar to declines seen in recent years.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:11
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