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Women and tobacco: an inventory of resources and initiatives
Describes the resources and initiatives currently being undertaken in the field of women and tobacco in Canada. Encourages women to network with others involved with women and tobacco issues. Contains initiatives and resources which try to prevent women from starting to smoke, protect women from exposure to tobacco, while supporting women smokers who are trying to quit.
Published: 1996
Benefits of quiting  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Benefits/English.pdf
Describes the immediate and long term benefits to quiting smoking and chewing tobacco. Written for Inuit peoples, including youth, men, women, and elders. (See Details)
Published: 1996
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
ABC of smoking cessation: population strategies to prevent smoking  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7442/759?etoc
Summarizes population strategies that can make substantial contributions to smoking cessation and help to prevent people from taking up smoking. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Kichi chistemaw pimatisiwin: tobacco as the way of life: facilitator's guide & handbook. Smoking reduction program for Aborigi
Contains all the tools needed to create a thirteen week program, including traditional teachings about the use of tobacco.
Benefits of quiting (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Benefits/Inuktitut.pdf
Describes the immediate and long term benefits to quiting smoking and chewing tobacco, in Inuktitut. Written for Inuit peoples, including youth, men, women, and elders. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Women and the tobacco epidemic: challenges for the 21st century  
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2001/WHO_NMH_TFI_01.1.pdf
Contributes to the global effort to confront and control the tobacco epidemic. Reviews the most current data and provides overviews concerning the global situation. Examines topics which range from prevalence of tobacco use among women and girls to addiction and treatment. Also deals with the critical issues of national economic policy, international treaties and strategies for mobilization at regional and international levels. Addresses concerns of tobacco control policymakers, public health advocates, economic planners, as well as women leaders. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Tobacco cessation strategies during pregnancy and motherhood: facilitator's discussion guide
Examines tobacco cessation strategies for pregnant Aboriginal women and mothers. Promotes a respect of tobacco, of children, and of women, and demonstrates how these strategies must seek to teach and heal in a positive and nurturing manner. Provides resources to assist community health representatives to use in their communities.
Published: 2002
Benefits of quiting (Labradorimiut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Benefits/Labrador.pdf
Describes the immediate and long term benefits to quiting smoking and chewing tobacco, in Labradorimiut. Written for Inuit peoples, including youth, men, women, and elders. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Gender, health and tobacco  
http://www.who.int/entity/gender/other_health/Gender_Tobacco_2.pdf
Examines the gender differences for tobacco use, including the prevalence, the health impacts, and the social and economic consequences. (See Details)
Published: 2003