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Girls, women and substance use  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/substanceUse.pdf

Summarizes the ways in which substance use and addiction differ for girls and women, and the implications of those differences for policy, research, systems and services.

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Published: 2005
Teenage girls and smoking: a research agenda: workshop report, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2001  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/girls-smoke.pdf

Presents issues relevant to research on teen girls and smoking. Throughout the two-day workshop, two significant themes emerged as being important to incorporate in all research investigating tobacco use in girls: integration and mainstreaming of sex and gender into all tobacco-related research across the four CIHR pillars plus policy research; and integration of a developmental approach to the study of smoking in girls and teenaged girls. (See Details)

Published: 2002
Women and tobacco: background discussion paper and literature review: part II of a workng document for the second national works
Focuses on recent review articles, key documents provided by Health Canada and example research studies and program evaluations to highlight the issues discussed.
Published: 1995
Tobacco resource material for prenatal and postpartum providers: a selected inventory
Presents a compilation of selected resources on tobacco and pregnancy.
Published: 1995
Women and tobacco  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/women/facts_issues/facts_tobacco.htm
Provides information on women and smoking, its affect on women's health, and statistical information about women's tobacco use. Profiles Health Canada Initiatives that address tobacco cessation, prevention and health protection among women. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Act now: women and tobacco
Examines ways that groups concerned about women can help Canadian girls and women to be smoke-free. Provides basic information to women's groups, health organizations, educators, policy makers, employers, unions and community groups in order to take action. Contains practical checklist enabling organizations to determine if they are taking a woman-centred approach in their action.
Published: 1993
Smoking interventions in the prenatal and postpartum periods
Provides a brief summary of the research findings on smoking cessation programs for pregnant women. Focuses on new approaches to help women become, and stay, smoke free based on evolving knowledge of behavioural change and tobacco use. Also provides ideas and suggestions to help develop customized interventions that suit the individual's practice and client needs.
Published: 1995
Women and tobacco
Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A Women's Health Forum in 1996. Discusses the effects of tobacco use on women's health, as well as provide statistical data on women's smoking patterns and usage. Presents Health Canada's Women and Tobacco initiative.
Published: 1996
Women: low income & smoking: breaking down the barriers
Aims to provide information which will assist policy makers and practitioners interested in setting up a small grant scheme and developing and evaluating community based smoking initiatives.
Published: 1999
Heavily addicted smokers: understanding the smoking behaviour and the factors that influence quiting among heavily addicted smo
This paper contains: Introduction; Smoking Behaviour of Heavily Addicted Smokers; Reasons Why Heavily Addicted Smokers Continue to Smoke; Factors that Encourage Serious Consideration of a Quit Attempt; Issues Smokers Must Resolve Before Attempting to Quit; Role of Supports in Facilitating Quitting; Components of a Cessation Strategy for Heavily Addicted Smokers; Recruiting Heavily Addicted Smokers to Participate in a Cessation Program.
Published: 1996