Tobacco use

Tobacco use

Go smoke free!

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

Aims at improving the overall health and quality of life of Canadians by reducing tobacco-caused illness and death through a balance of prevention (helping non-smokers to remain smoke-free), protection (protecting the health and rights of non-smokers) and cessation initiatives (encouraging and helping those who want to quit).

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Tobacco cessation strategies during pregnancy and motherhood: facilitator's discussion guide

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Karen McCulla
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National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

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.

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ISBN 0973095016
SMOK.M33 2002

ABC of smoking cessation: population strategies to prevent smoking

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Konrad Jamrozik
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Summarizes population strategies that can make substantial contributions to smoking cessation and help to prevent people from taking up smoking.

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ISSN 14685833

The facts about tobacco

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English
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Online
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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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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.

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SMOK.W66 1995

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

Act now: women and tobacco

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English
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Paper
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Working Group on Women and Tobacco, Steering Committee of the National Strategy to Reduce Tobacco Use in Canada
Publisher: 
National Strategy to Reduce Tobacco Use in Canada
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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SMOK.A25 1993

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

ABC of smoking cessation: why people smoke

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Martin J. Jarvis
Publisher: 
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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