Because…

>>Lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people have been targeted by the Tobacco Industry.

>>Interventions to counter tobacco use are not always culturally tailored for the LGBT communities.

>>The LGBTQ communities smoke at rates 40%-almost 200% higher than the general population.

The National Tobacco Control Network is working to support the many local tobacco control advocates in helping to eliminate tobacco health disparities for all LGBTs