Tobacco policy

Tobacco policy

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

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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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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 1-894356-56-X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Sifting the evidence: gender and tobacco control

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English
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Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
January 2007
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

This review provides a global overview of the historical and contemporary uses and impacts of medico-legal evidence in cases of sexual assault of adolescents and adults. It examines the existing peer-reviewed scholarly and grey literature from high-, low- and middle-income regions, presents findings from studies that have evaluated the legal impact of medico-legal evidence in sexual assault cases and discusses factors that may create barriers to the successful use of evidence in criminal justice proceedings. The review concludes with a summary, identifies salient knowledge gaps and unpublished materials

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online.
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ISBN 9789241595407

Gender and tobacco control: a policy brief

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Online
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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.

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ISBN 9789241595773

How gender-based policies can help limit the spread of tobacco use among girls and women and improve their lives

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English
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The global epidemic of tobacco use among women and girls
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Natasha Jategaonkar
Sara Sanchez
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Examines how preventing the full expansion of the tobacco epidemic among the world’s women will be a critical factor in improving the status of women.

Women and tobacco: an international epidemic

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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.

ABC of smoking cessation: policy priorities for tobacco control

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English
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Author: 
Konrad Jamrozik
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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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ISSN 14685833

Understanding the needs of nurses working in First Nations and Inuit communities with respect to misuse of tobacco, and current

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English
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Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Informs the work of the First Nations and Inuit Control Strategy in areas of capacity building and community engagement through the exploration and understanding of needs of nurses working with and in First Nations and Inuit communities, relative to tobacco misuse and current trends in health promotion. Examines what is needed, what is working and what can be shared among First Nations and Inuit communities, regarding tobacco misuse reduction, from the voices of the front line workers, the nurses themselves.

Women and tobacco: a framework for action

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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

Smoking policies in schools, daycares, health care institutions and commercial settings

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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, Canada

Looks at trends in school smoking policies over the past five years and draws some conclusions for future directions.

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SMOK.H43 1995

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

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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
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