Tobacco use rates among the homeless population are significantly higher than the general population. Between 70-80% of homeless individuals use tobacco, according to the National Coalition for the Homeless. Here are some useful resources and important information on tobacco use among this population.
Research Paper – Marketing to the marginalized: tobacco industry targeting of the homeless and mentally ill
Fact Sheet – Drug Interactions with Smoking
Facts and Resources – The Tobacco Epidemic Among People with Behavioral Health Disorders