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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
Breathing easy: community resource kit (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/comm_resourcekit_I.pdf
Presents a health worker's resource binder, in Inuktitut, 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
Women: low income & smoking: breaking down the barriers
Aims to provide information which will assist policy makers and practitioners interested in setting up a small grant scheme and developing and evaluating community based smoking initiatives.
Published: 1999
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
Women and tobacco  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/women/facts_issues/facts_tobacco.htm
Provides information on women and smoking, its affect on women's health, and statistical information about women's tobacco use. Profiles Health Canada Initiatives that address tobacco cessation, prevention and health protection among women. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Women and tobacco: a framework for action
Provides a litterature review on women and tobacco, as well as gender differences in tobacco use.
Published: 1995