09/26/2010 10:42 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Help Quitting Smoking and the LGBT Community

Logo-reLearnLife Hey, the folks at American Legacy Foundation are the real deal, set up by lots of states as part of a settlement deal with the tobacco companies.

They run the Truth campaign, trying to prevent addiction among the young.

If you're a member of the LGBT community, here's a little more:

Stress is a major trigger for most smokers and a significant factor in prompting both straight and gay people to smoke more, delay quitting or to relapse.  The LGBT community is particularly hit hard, puffing away at a higher rate than other segments of American society. offers online support groups for LGBT members, check out Gay and Lesbian Quitters of Steal: