Tobacco controls

Tobacco controls

Reducing harm: a better practices review of tobacco policy and vulnerable populations

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Joy Johnson
Joan L. Bottorff
Susan Kirkland
Natasha Jategaonkar
Melissa McGowan
Lucy McCullough
Lupin Battersby
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Assesses evidence of the effectiveness of three aspects of tobacco control policy (sales restrictions, restrictions on location of smoking, and taxation and pricing), and the extent to which these tobacco control policies are gender-biased and have a differential impact on three vulnerable populations of male and female smokers.  Assesses the impact and consequences of these tobacco control policies on males and females of people living on low income, Aboriginal people, and adolescents.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1-894356-56-X
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and tobacco control: a policy brief

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English
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Online
Papier
Author: 
Department of Gender, Women and Health, World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

This policy brief, aimed at national and international policy-makers and nongovernmental organizations, shows how a gender-sensitive approach can be incorporated into tobacco control policies, making existing instruments such as the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control more effective.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9789241595773

Women and tobacco: an international epidemic

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English
Owning Org: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Natasha Jategaonkar
Lorraine Greaves
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes research looking at the different aspects of women's roles in the consumption and production of tobacco, the effects of tobacco use on women's health, and the impact of tobacco control efforts on girls and women around the world.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's Tobacco Prevention Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Works to help women and organizations prevent and eliminate tobacco use among women, to improve their health and quality of life. Addresses disparities in health among females, and gives women access to resources and comprehensive tobacco control programs.

Primary Telephone: 
515-471-2395
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
515-309-0227
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-251-4507 (US only)
Street Address: 
Employee & Family Resources Amy Franklin, Project Coordinator
Addt'l Street Address: 
903-505 5th Ave
City: 
Des Moines
Province: 
Iowa
Postal/ZIP Code: 
50309

Gender differences in smoking and self reported indicators of health

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English
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Online
Author: 
Susan Kirkland
Lorraine Greaves
Pratima Devichand
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines factors contributing to differences in prevalence of smoking among subgroups of women and men. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

ABC of smoking cessation: policy priorities for tobacco control

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

Examines tobacco reduction policies and strategies, and identifies areas and communities that still require work.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

ABC of smoking cessation: population strategies to prevent smoking

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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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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

Clean Air Coalition of British Columbia

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Policy development

Through our partnerships with community, regional, and national groups, we aim to:

 

  • Make it harder for children and youth to start smoking or use other tobacco products (Prevention)
  • Protect the public from involuntary exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (Protection)
  • Make it easier for those addicted to tobacco products to quit (Cessation)
  • Educate the public about the tactics and strategies used by the tobacco industry to target youth and increase uptake and consumption (Denormalization)
Primary Telephone: 
604-731-5864
Email Address: 
info@cleanaircoalitionbc.com
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-665-5864
Street Address: 
200-1212 West Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 6G8
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