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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

Toolkit – Tobacco-Free Toolkit for Community Health Facilities 

Facts and Resources – The Tobacco Epidemic Among People with Behavioral Health Disorders

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