Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets Gays

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Gay men and lesbians in California are 70 percent more likely to smoke than the general population, according to a recent UCLA study. Alarmed by these high rates, state health officials have designed a new anti-smoking campaign to focus on gay smokers. Sarah Varney of member station KQED reports.



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