Tobacco policy

Tobacco policy

Women's health issues: smoking

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Examines the risks of smoking for women and girls, the politics of tobacco, and the deceptions of tobacco advertising. Also includes a series of related articles.

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

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
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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Filtered policy: women and tobacco in Canada

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English
Owning Org: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Victoria Barr
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Develops a gendered-analysis of Tobacco policy, contextualized in the national and international tobacco control and reduction movement, and identifies women-centred policy directions to reduce women's tobacco use.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH SMOK.G74 2000
ISBN 1894356128
ISSN 14817268
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Tobacco control

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
BMJ Publishing Group
Publication Place: 
United Kingdom

Aims to study: the nature and consequences of tobacco use worldwide; the effect of tobacco use on health, the economy, the environment and society; he efforts of the health community and health advocates to prevent and control tobacco use; and, the activities of the tobacco industry and its allies to promote tobacco use.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 09644563 (Print)
ISSN 14683318 (Online)

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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