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Transgender Use of Cigarettes, Cigars, and E-Cigarettes in a National Study

Transgender adults are at higher risk for tobacco use than cisgender adults and risk of specific product use varies by gender. This is the first U.S. national study to assess differences in use of various tobacco products using questions that specificall
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 15, 2017 18:31
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ adults), corrective messaging and enforcemen
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 19:21
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Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community (PDF)

Tobacco’s toll on this underserved community is far too great, and with this report, the American Lung Association calls for decisive action to better understand the root causes and find effective solutions to this deadly threat to the LGBT community.
American Lung Association
added Dec 16, 2016 16:30
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American Lung Association Report Shows Increased Tobacco Risk in LGBT Individuals

The risk report says that LGBT youth and young adults are specifically at risk, as they frequent bars and clubs to socialize — places that are usually coupled with tobacco products... “The tobacco industry definitely targets the LGBT community,” Susan, a
SFGN - SouthFloridaGayNews.com
added Dec 16, 2016 16:26
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cigarette smoking has declined among 18-24 year olds but some disparities are cause for concern

The report underscores that smoking disproportionately affects individuals who live below the poverty level, ... Many of the differences in smoking rates can be attributed to specific targeting by the tobacco industry. For instance, tobacco companies targ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015

What is added by this report? The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.1% in 2015 (36.5 million smokers), and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%. However, dispar
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:31
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FDA's LGBT Tobacco Campaign Wins Accolades / "This Free Life" launched in 12 markets this spring.

received an Association of National Advertisers' (ANA) Multicultural Excellence Award.... "This Free Life" was created to challenge the perception that tobacco use is a necessary part of LGBT culture. The campaign is designed specifically to reach the 800
Convenience Store News
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46
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Smoking may shorten the lifespan of people living with HIV more than HIV itself

A new study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) finds that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV in the U.S., potentially even more than HIV itself. The report is being published online in t
Science Magazine
added Nov 3, 2016 14:34
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[California] JEAN: A Vote ‘Yes’ on Prop 56 Will Help Save LGBT Lives

Prop 56 will lead to meaningful change by discouraging a new generation of kids, including LGBT youth who are among those being more heavily targeted, from becoming addicted to tobacco. Revenue from Prop 56 will fund health care coverage for low income C
WEHOville (West Hollywood, CA)
added Nov 2, 2016 05:33
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[California] Advocates Use LGBT History Month to Focus On Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Community

With October serving as LGBT history month which includes National Coming Out Day (October 11) groups are using October as an opportunity...Camel has released a mint-flavored product marketed toward the LGBT community as a way for them to “take pride in t
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Oct 29, 2016 14:44
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