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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
Evening the odds: adolescent women, tobacco and physical activity   
http://www.caaws.ca/Girls/eveningodds.htm
Examines the link between dropping out of physical activity and taking up smoking. Shows coaches, physical activity leaders and others how addressing both behaviours can improve the life circumstances of teen girls. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Guidelines for Inuit communities working on reducing tobacco use (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Guidelines_reducingtobacco_INUK.pdf
Provides guidelines for people working in the health fields wanting to address community concerns about the effects of tobacco use, in Inuktitut. (See Details)
Published: 1995
Smoking and women's health: 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses'  
http://www.gawh.org/programs/03_02_99/pdf/smoking.pdf
Presents the edited proceedings and panel discussions of a program sponsored by the World Health Organization's Tobacco-Free Initiative (WHO/TFI), WHO and the Global Alliance for Women's Health (GAWH) held on March 2, 1999. (See Details)
Published: 1999
ABC of smoking cessation: why people smoke  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7434/277
Examines the social, economical, personal, and political influences that play a part in determining who starts smoking , who gives up, and who continues. (See Details)
Published: 2004
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
Breathing easy: community resource kit  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/comm_resourcekit_E.pdf
Presents a health worker's resource binder featuring common questions-and-answers about the effects of tobacco use, testimonies from smokers who've tried to quit, activity ideas and more. (See Details)
Published: 1997
How gender-based policies can help limit the spread of tobacco use among girls and women and improve their lives  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39438
Examines how preventing the full expansion of the tobacco epidemic among the world’s women will be a critical factor in improving the status of women. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
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