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Bridging the visions: a guide to shared action about women and tobacco  
http://www.cancer.ca/tobacco/bridge/english/content.htm

Refocuses the tobacco control strategies of health and community organizations to include a more comprehensive, woman-centred, health determinants approach. Promotes the importance of adopting a community development approach designed specifically for women that involves collaboration among many different partners to reduce women's exposure to and use of tobacco. Designed to be used by health organizations, women's groups and other community groups committed to women's health and well-being. Provides ideas on how to design and implement effective strategies.

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Published: 1996
HIP - health in perspective: a youth-led approach to healthier lifestyles  
http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/external/cira/template/index.html

Presents an active learning program designed to help young women, aged 10-15 years, develop healthy and active lifestyles. Focuses on smoking prevention and cessation while encouraging active living, critical media awareness, respect for self and the environment, and positive ways to deal with stress. Teaches critical life skills to young women using a peer-leader approach. Includes a set of two guides, the Facilitator's Guide, and the Peer Leader's Guide.

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Published: 2000
Quit 4 Life  
www.quit4life.com

Presents four stories of adolescents trying to kick their smoking habit and stay smoke-free. Includes an interactive quiz.

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Published: 1997
A way out: women with disabilities and smoking  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/tobac-tabac/awayout-sortie/index_e.html

Provides resources and tips to help women with disabilities put together a personal plan for reducing the amount they smoke, or to quit smoking altogether.

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Published: 1997
Expecting to quit: a best practices review of smoking cessation interventions for pregnant and postpartum girls and women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/Expecting_to_Quit.pdf

Examines smoking cessation interventions to determine the most effective strategies to faciliate smoking cessation both during pregnancy and into the postpartum period.

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Published: 2003
The money you save from not smoking  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Money/English.pdf
Looks at the amount of money spent on cigarettes, and shows what treats you could buy yourself with that money. Written for Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 1996
ABC of smoking cessation: use of simple advice and behavioural support  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7436/397
Discusses non-pharmacological interventions for people wishing to quit smoking, including advice and behavioural support. Encourages health professionals to use these interventions with their clients, and to become familiar with other sources of support, such as written materials, telephone helplines, and strategies for preventing relapses. (See Details)
Published: 2004
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
The money you save from not smoking (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Money/Inuktitut.pdf
Looks at the amount of money spent on cigarettes, and shows what treats you could buy yourself with that money, in Inuktitut. Written for Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 1996
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