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Women and tobacco: an international epidemic  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Describes research looking at the different aspects of women's roles in the consumption and production of tobacco, the effects of tobacco use on women's health, and the impact of tobacco control efforts on girls and women around the world.

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Published: 2006
Filtered policy: women and tobacco in Canada  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/41557

Develops a gendered-analysis of Tobacco policy, contextualized in the national and international tobacco control and reduction movement, and identifies women-centred policy directions to reduce women's tobacco use.

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Published: 2000
Turning a new leaf: women, tobacco, and the future  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/newleaf.pdf

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
The facts about tobacco  
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/tobacco/

Presents information on the health effects of smoking, second-hand smoke, the chemicals in tobacco smoke, the tobacco industry, and current Health Canada media campaigns on tobacco control.

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Published: 2004
You're young, you're female and you smoke  
http://www.on.lung.ca

Briefly lists the long term health effects of smoking for women.

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Go smoke free!

Aims at improving the overall health and quality of life of Canadians by reducing tobacco-caused illness and death through a balance of prevention (helping non-smokers to remain smoke-free), protection (protecting the health and rights of non-smokers) and cessation initiatives (encouraging and helping those who want to quit).

Published: 2004
Horizons Two. Canadian women's alcohol and other drug use: increasing our understanding  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hecs-sesc/cds/pdf/hor2_e.pdf

Based on a report entitled, "Women and Substance Use in Canada." Presents highlights of this report and is intended as a quick reference and resource for addictions and public health staff involved in public education and community development, policy research staff involved in preparing briefs and other informationd documents, and applied researchers who need to collect better information on women's alcohol and drug use.

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Published: 1996
Youth and tobacco  
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/tobaccoreduction

Identifies key lessons that have been drawn from the work completed on this topic, and profiles a few of the many community-based projects and local and national resources developed under the TDRS.

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Published: 1999
Women and tobacco: lessons learned from the Tobacco Demand Reduction Strategy  
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/tobac-tabac/women-femmes/index-eng.php

Addresses gender differences in smoking behavior, why young women start smoking, preventing tobacco use by young women, effective ways of helping women of all ages quit smoking, how tobacco-related policy issues affect women, and encouraging community action on women's tobacco use. Women an present lessons learned from the Tobacco Demand Reduction Strategy.

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Published: 1999
Tobacco control  
www.tobaccocontrol.com/

Aims to study: the nature and consequences of tobacco use worldwide; the effect of tobacco use on health, the economy, the environment and society; he efforts of the health community and health advocates to prevent and control tobacco use; and, the activities of the tobacco industry and its allies to promote tobacco use. (See Details)