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News | Government Study on Same Sex & Tobacco

According to a report the federal government is spending over $33,000 to determine if safe-sex couples live closer to tobacco retailers, and if this makes them more likely to smoke. The government study by the National Institute of Health (NIH) called “Relationship Between Tobacco Retailer Density and Sexual Minority Couples,” argues that since many gay and lesbian couples live in cities they may be near stores that sell tobacco they are more likely to smoke. […]

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