Search Resources (English): English, Tobacco use

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Gender, health and tobacco
Examines the gender differences for tobacco use, including the prevalence, the health impacts, and the social and economic consequences. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Frequently asked questions about tobacco
Presents answers to frequently asked questions about tobacco, collected/prepared by the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control, in partnership with the Program Training and Consultation Centre. (See Details)
Integrating tobacco cessation interventions into mental health, substance use and anti-violence services: Research summary

Summarizes the results of a study on the feasibility of integrating tobacco treatment and support within mental health, addictions and sexual violence services, in a gender informed way. The study included focus groups with service providers and with smokers, and a review of the literature on tobacco cessation in the mental health, substance use, and trauma treatment fields. Found that smokers who use mental health, substance use, and sexual violence services are generally knowledgeable about the harms of smoking, and the majority are interested in quitting.

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Published: 2011
Liberation! Helping women quit smoking: a brief tobacco-intervention guide

A Practice Guide that supports providers in diverse contexts to start a converstaion with women about their smoking and the possibility of quitting. Draws largely from Motivational Interviewing – an evidence-based communication style to support change – to translate women-centred principles into practice.

A companion piece to this guide is under development: a compendium of facts and issues related to women and smoking for local, national and global audiences. Please also see BCCEWH work on women and tobacco at and

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Published: 2012
The global epidemic of tobacco use among women and girls

Discusses how gender-based policies can help limit the spread of tobacco use among girls and women and improve their lives.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
"No gift: tobacco policy and Aboriginal people in Canada"

This discussion paper examines issues related to tobacco control policy, taxation, and legislation as they affect Aboriginal women and men in BC, and identifies potentially differential impacts when gender differences are taken into account.

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Published: 2008
Gender and tobacco control: a policy brief

This policy brief, aimed at national and international policy-makers and nongovernmental organizations, shows how a gender-sensitive approach can be incorporated into tobacco control policies, making existing instruments such as the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control more effective.

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Published: 2007
Sifting the evidence: gender and tobacco control

This review provides a global overview of the historical and contemporary uses and impacts of medico-legal evidence in cases of sexual assault of adolescents and adults. It examines the existing peer-reviewed scholarly and grey literature from high-, low- and middle-income regions, presents findings from studies that have evaluated the legal impact of medico-legal evidence in sexual assault cases and discusses factors that may create barriers to the successful use of evidence in criminal justice proceedings. The review concludes with a summary, identifies salient knowledge gaps and unpublished materials

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Published: January 2007
Women's Respiratory Health: An evidence review

In response to the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) women’s life expectancy study which revealed that respiratory systems diseases are the 3rd leading cause of death for women ages 65-74 in British Columbia, this is a review of 137 articles and other relevant documents discussing sex and gender issues for women’s respiratory disease and health, including grey literature reports.

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Published: October 2008
Pasando pagina: Mujeres, tabaco y el futuro

Provides a picture of women’s tobacco use in different social contexts, identifes the health effects of tobacco, and describes women’s role in tobacco production and marketing.

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Published: 2006