Environmental tobacco smoke

Environmental tobacco smoke

Cigarettes, a feminist issue

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates why tobacco is a feminist concern. Discusses the politics of tobacco, cigarettes as symbols. Illustrates the importance of breaking the silence around the dangers of tobacco use. Offers a list of organizations which stress prevention and provide support and information for smokers trying to quit. 


The Young Mothers Project: prevention of otitis media through breastfeeding and second-hand smoke abatement

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Alan D. Bowd
Publisher: 
Centre of Excellence for Children & Adolescents with Special Needs
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Thunder Bay, ON

Reports on interventions that encouraged young women to choose to breastfeed as long as possible, to reduce the prevalence of chornic otitis media, and attempt to reduce their babies' exposure to second-hand smoke.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CDEV.B69 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

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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