Thursday, July 28, 2016

FDA Launches $35.7 Million Campaign Targeting LGBT Youth to Stop Smoking

A new $35.7 million public education campaign has been launched by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help reduce and prevent tobacco use among LGBT youth. The This Free Life campaign, which is the largest LGBT-specific campaign conducted by the FDA targets the more than 800,000 young LGBT people who are currently hooked on the habit. With tens of thousands of LGBT people dying as a result of tobacco use, the FDA is specifically targeting "social" smokers between the ages of 18 24 in an attempt to prevent tobacco-related disease in the future. READ MORE