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LGBT Americans spend billions each year on smoking

The 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco & Health released today shows the health impact of tobacco is even larger than previously known. In conjunction with this release CenterLink’s Network for LGBT Health Equity has released information about the effect of 50 years of smoking on the LGBT communities.

LA County urges LGBT community to "break up with tobacco" in new anti-smoking campaign

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today launched an unprecedented new anti-smoking campaign aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) populations in California smoke at more than twice the rate of the heterosexual population.

Apartment complexes in San Diego could become smoke free

A proposal is circulating through a San Diego City Council committee that if passed, would give non-smoking tenants the power to make their living environments smoke-free.