Tobacco use

Tobacco use

Evening the odds: adolescent women, tobacco and physical activity

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Peggy Edwards
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the link between dropping out of physical activity and taking up smoking. Shows coaches, physical activity leaders and others how addressing both behaviours can improve the life circumstances of teen girls.

ISBN/ISSN: 
TEEN.E39 1996

ABC of smoking cessation: the problem of tobacco smoking

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English
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Author: 
Richard Edwards
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Explores the reasons why smokers smoke, how health professional can help them to quit, and how to reduce the prevalence of smoking more generally.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

Gender, health and tobacco

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Tobacco Free Initiative
Martha Morrow
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the gender differences for tobacco use, including the prevalence, the health impacts, and the social and economic consequences.

International Network of Women Against Tobacco

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls. Provides contacts, primarily women, to individuals and organizations working in tobacco control. Collects and distributes information regarding global women and tobacco issues. Shares strategies to counter tobacco advertising and promotion. Supports the development of women-centered tobacco use prevention and cessation programs. Assists in the organization and planning of conferences on tobacco control. Collaborates on the development of publications regarding women and tobacco issues.

Primary Telephone: 
(732) 549-9054
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
bonnie@inwat.org
Fax Number: 
(732) 549-9056
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 224
City: 
Metuchen
Province: 
New Jersey
Postal/ZIP Code: 
08840

Women's Initiative in Tobacco

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Governmental Body
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English
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Advocacy

Forms an initiative of the Calgary Regional Health Authority and is a part of a multi-faceted tobacco reduction strategy. Seeks to build the capacity of the community, empower young women, and encourage unique health promotion approaches to reduce tobacco use (target population of WINIT is females aged 11 to 18). Site provides quitting tips, links to other sites, and resources.

Primary Telephone: 
(403) 943-5465
Email Address: 
publicweb@calgaryhealthregion.ca
Street Address: 
10101 Southport RD SW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2W 3N2

Women and the tobacco epidemic: challenges for the 21st century

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English
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Paper
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Jonathan M. Samet
Soon-Young Yoon
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Canada

Contributes to the global effort to confront and control the tobacco epidemic. Reviews the most current data and provides overviews concerning the global situation. Examines topics which range from prevalence of tobacco use among women and girls to addiction and treatment. Also deals with the critical issues of national economic policy, international treaties and strategies for mobilization at regional and international levels. Addresses concerns of tobacco control policymakers, public health advocates, economic planners, as well as women leaders.

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Horizons Two. Canadian women's alcohol and other drug use: increasing our understanding

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa,

Based on a report entitled, "Women and Substance Use in Canada." Presents highlights of this report and is intended as a quick reference and resource for addictions and public health staff involved in public education and community development, policy research staff involved in preparing briefs and other informationd documents, and applied researchers who need to collect better information on women's alcohol and drug use.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.H67 1995
ISBN 1896323103

Teenage girls and smoking: a research agenda: workshop report, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2001

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellece for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents issues relevant to research on teen girls and smoking. Throughout the two-day workshop, two significant themes emerged as being important to incorporate in all research investigating tobacco use in girls: integration and mainstreaming of sex and gender into all tobacco-related research across the four CIHR pillars plus policy research; and integration of a developmental approach to the study of smoking in girls and teenaged girls.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Rural women and substance use: insights from a national project in three communities

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Office of Alcohol, Drugs and Dependency Issues - Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes key insights and learnings from a national project to address substance use needs and issues for rural women in selected communities across Canada.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.R87 1997
ISBN 0662253434

Women and tobacco

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Women's Health Bureau, Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A Women's Health Forum in 1996. Discusses the effects of tobacco use on women's health, as well as provide statistical data on women's smoking patterns and usage. Presents Health Canada's Women and Tobacco initiative.

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