Smoking

Smoking

Canadian tobacco use monitoring survey (CTUMS)

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English
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Online
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Health Canada, Tobacco Control Programme
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Tracks tobacco use by Canadians. Displays results according to age and home province from 1999 - 2008. Indicates that smoking has been declining since 1998.

The facts about tobacco

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information on the health effects of smoking, second-hand smoke, the chemicals in tobacco smoke, the tobacco industry, and current Health Canada media campaigns on tobacco control.

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Stop smoking before it starts: an information kit for community organizations working with adolescent girls

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains how to use a kit, which contains resources for adolescent girls on the prevention of smoking. Discusses activities and resources designed to help young women understand the messages they receive through advertising. Provides positive alternatives and choices about healthy lifestyles.

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Women and tobacco: a framework for action

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a litterature review on women and tobacco, as well as gender differences in tobacco use.

ISBN/ISSN: 
SMOK.W66 1995

Health problems in African American women

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides general information on various health topics that are of importance to black women. Includes American reference and resources for each.

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Action on Smoking and Health Scotland

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to raising awareness about tobacco use and its harmful effects and has contributed to the implementation of effective public health policies to help smokers to quit and to protect children from tobacco.

Primary Telephone: 
0131 225 4725
Email Address: 
ashscotland@ashscotland.org.uk
Fax Number: 
0131 225 4759
Street Address: 
8 Fredrick Street
City: 
Edinburgh
Postal/ZIP Code: 
EH2 2HB

Women: low income & smoking: breaking down the barriers

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English
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Paper
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Action on Smoking and Health Scotland
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Edinburgh, Scotland

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.

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ISBN 1873452632
SMOK.W66 1999

Women and tobacco: background discussion paper and literature review: part II of a workng document for the second national works

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on recent review articles, key documents provided by Health Canada and example research studies and program evaluations to highlight the issues discussed.

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SMOK.W66 1995

Lessons in women's health: body image and pulmonary disease

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Anna Day
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines smoking, pulmonary hypertension and sleep apnea through a gender lens, and demonstrates how issues of gender and body image impact on these conditions.

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ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
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Includes bibliographical references.

ABC of smoking cessation: why people smoke

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English
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Author: 
Martin J. Jarvis
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British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines the social, economical, personal, and political influences that play a part in determining who starts smoking , who gives up, and who continues.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833
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