HIM’S Smoking Cessation Resources

There’s plenty of quit smoking ads and safety warnings about smoking out there, but you might be interested to find out about gay, bi, two-spirit, queer and other guys into guys (GBT2Q guys) and our smoking habits. HIM now has a smoking cessation resource filled with interesting facts about how stress, relationships and advertising affect smoking habits of queer guys.

Of course, if you, or someone you know, are looking for resources to help you quit smoking, please visit the Quitting Options page.

Did You know?

  • 29 to 41% of GBT2Q men smoke cigarettes
  • Nicotine Replacement options are free and easy to access at your local pharmacy
  • Tobacco companies have targeted ad campaigns to encourage LGBTQ+ people to start smoking

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