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Rural women and substance use: insights from a national project in three communities
Summarizes key insights and learnings from a national project to address substance use needs and issues for rural women in selected communities across Canada.
Published: 1997
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
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
Taking control: an action handbook on women and tobacco
Traces the short history of women's smoking, presents information and interpretation of trends and offers possible explanations of women's smoking. This action handbook is a guide to help groups and agencies understand women's tobacco use. It can be a source of information, a guide to action, or an aid in cessation programming. By exploring the idea that women's tobacco use is related to women's experience, it presents a fresh perspective on the issue.
Published: 1989
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 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
The global epidemic of tobacco use among women and girls  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39438

Discusses how gender-based policies can help limit the spread of tobacco use among girls and women and improve their lives.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007