Search Resources (English): Tobacco use, British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)

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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
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
"No gift: tobacco policy and Aboriginal people in Canada"  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/publications-resources/documents/No_Gift.pdf

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
Women's Respiratory Health: An evidence review  
http://www.phsa.ca/NR/rdonlyres/B0B42C19-0FD5-4BF8-9674-8080B2987E72/0/WomensRespiratoryHealthAnEvidenceReview2008.pdf

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  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/publications-resources/documents/TurningaNewLeaf_Spanish.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
Reducing harm: a better practices review of tobacco policy and vulnerable populations   
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/publications-resources/documents/ReducingHarm-Final%20PDF.pdf

Assesses evidence of the effectiveness of three aspects of tobacco control policy (sales restrictions, restrictions on location of smoking, and taxation and pricing), and the extent to which these tobacco control policies are gender-biased and have a differential impact on three vulnerable populations of male and female smokers.  Assesses the impact and consequences of these tobacco control policies on males and females of people living on low income, Aboriginal people, and adolescents.

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Published: 2007
Expecting to quit: a best practices review of smoking cessation interventions for pregnant and postpartum girls and women, 2nd edition  
http://www.expectingtoquit.ca/about/order.php

The 2nd edition of the best practices review of smoking cessation interventions for pregnant and postpartum girls and women contains the most recent recommendations on best practices for reducing or eliminating smoking during pregnancy. Reviews research and intervention development in the years since the first edition was published in 2003, and reflects recent emerging interventions and better practices with a variety of groups of pregnant and postpartum women, with an added section on high-risk populations of pregnant smokers.

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Published: 2011