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The Tobacco Working Group works to raise awareness about how smoking impacts the LGBT community and people living with HIV/AIDS in DC; and provide support for individuals who are ready to quit smoking. For more information, e-mail or visit our website

Tobacco Working Group News

Freedom from Smoking Class at the DC Center

Ready to quit smoking? Increase your chances of success by joining a Freedom from Smoking class at the DC Center. The Freedom from Smoking class.....
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LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015 and LGBT Health at The DC Center

Monday, March 23rd kicks off LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015. The National Coalition for LGBT Health created National LGBT Health Awareness Week in 2003 to.....
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Surgeon General Shows How the Tobacco Industry Targets LGBT Smoker

In honor of LGBT Pride Month, the Office of the Surgeon General and the CDC have launched a video about smoking disparities in LGBT communities......
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Smoking - The Greatest Threat to LGBT Health?

Last May, Legacy for Health reported on the first study about young adult tobacco use to ask about sexual orientation. The study, by Oxford Nicotine.....
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Freedom from Smoking: Introducing Justin Salinas

Meet Justin Salinas. Justin is social work student and is a new volunteer at the DC Center. Justin will be co-leading our next Freedom from.....
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Freedom from Smoking Class Starts March 19th

Ready to quit? Increase your chances of success by joining a Freedom from Smoking class at the DC Center. A new Freedom from Smoking class.....
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Current Cigarette Smoking Facts

This article reports on the sad truth that smoking among adults did not decrease between 2010 and 2011. Article findings are distributed in the.....
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Second Freedom From Smoking Class

Are you ready to quit? But you missed our first Freedom From Smoking class? No worries, you still have one week left to join!.....
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Legacy is Seeking Local LGBT Smokers to Share Their Stories

A DC-based public health foundation is producing a video on tobacco use in the LGBT community! They are seeking members of the LGBT community who.....
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