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Gay West Virginians Smoke Much More Than the General Population

| December 30, 2010

discount cigarettes onlineA study released by Charleston’s Covenant House shows gay people in West Virginia smoke much more often than the general population. The state has about 40,000 gays and lesbians and the study found that about half of West Virginia’s gay men smoke, and 47 percent of gay people in the state smoke. The study pointed to tobacco industry marketing, stress, and the traditionally social element to smoking as causes.