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American Lung Association Report Shows Increased Tobacco Risk in LGBT Individuals

By Tucker Berardi | Dec 18
Historically, there has not been any tobacco research that focused specifically on the LGBT community, so this report aims to bring attention to the higher rate of risk.

Nebraska Town Considers Banning Smoking in Apartments

By Margery M. Beck | Sep 28
Some leaders in a blue-collar Nebraska suburb that's home to Offutt Air Force Base are borrowing an idea from a vastly more liberal state: Ban apartment renters from smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes inside.

North Korea, A Smokers' Paradise, Now Urging People to Quit

By Eric Talmadge | Jul 6
North Korea, one of the last bastions of free, unhindered smoking, is now officially trying to get its people to kick the habit.

FDA Will Require E-Cigarettes and Contents to be Reviewed

By Matthew Perrone | May 9
Before brands are allowed to stay in the market, regulators will check the e-cigarettes' design and the liquid nicotine they contain. The fast-growing devices have found a foothold with teenagers.

European Court OKs Crackdown on E-cigarettes, Packaging

May 7
The European Union's top court dealt a blow to the tobacco industry Wednesday by approving sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, ban menthol cigarettes and regulate the growing electronic cigarette market.

E-Cigarette Tech Takes Off as Regulation Looms

By Michael Felderbaum | Dec 10
Unlike traditional smokes that are simply chopped tobacco rolled in paper with a filter, e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and the technological changes only make regulating them more of a headache.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

Sloan Kettering Holds One-Day Conference on LGBT Cancer

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 17
The National LGBT Cancer Network, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are presenting a one-day conference on Cancer in the LGBT Communities on January 18 in NYC.

Surgeon General Urges New Resolve to End Smoking

By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 17
A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General’s office says the nation is at a crossroads, celebrating decades of progress against the chief preventable killer but not yet poised to finish the job.

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