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HRC Applauds New Campaign to Reduce Tobacco Use Among LGBTQ Young Adults

Post submitted by Marcos Garcia, Senior Manager, Health & Aging Program This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a new public education campaign that focuses on the nearly 40 percent of LGBTQ young adults between the ages of 18-24 who have stated that they smoke occasionally or “socially.” Through targeted social media efforts, in-print advertising across 12 key metropolitan areas and partnering with influencers, the “This Free Life” campaign aims at reducing disease, disability and death related to tobacco use among LGBTQ young adults.
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