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"You've Gone the Wrong Way, Baby"
Women's smoking, targetting of women in tobacco marketing, and resulting cancer rates, with a focus on Canada.
16. Women and smoking
Chapter in a book on smoking in Australia.
A Primer on Women and Tobacco: The Leading America
Report in PDF format from the American Medical Students Association on tobacco marketing, tobacco use, and women.
ACSH: Health Advice in Women's Magazines: Up
Dr. Elizabeth Whelan reviewed 13 magazines across 5 months, and finds they emphasize nonexistent or trivial health risks, while largely overlooking major causes of disease, particularly smoking.
ACSH: Tobacco and Women's Health: A Survey of
Follow-up to earlier ACSH research finds women's magazines still give little or no coverage to lung cancer or other health effects of smoking, and still take plenty of cigarette ads, and still dispense plenty of other health advice.
Adverse Effects of Tobacco Smoking on Reproduction
"Cigarette smoking is not only harmful to an individual. It is particularly detrimental during the reproductive period, when it may not only harm the unborn child, but may also damage the reproductive capacity of the next generation."
Background on Women & Girls and Tobacco
Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids backgrounder covers cigarette promotions targeting women and girls. In PDF.
Background on Women and Girls and Tobacco
Pamphlet from the Partnership for Smoking or Health (Missouri health group).
Catching Our Breath: A Journal About Change for Wo
Written by women for women; explores some of the problems women must overcome to quit smoking, or to reduce the amount they smoke. Also explores why women smoke as well as ways to cope and relax without smoking.
Christy Turlington: Not Just A Cover Model- A Role
Turlington writes about her own story of tobacco addiction and losing a loved one to lung cancer.
Cigarette Ads Targetting Women
A collection of cigarette ads targetting women, from a gallery of cigarette ads.
Cigarette Advertising and Magazine Coverage of the
Research concludes that "cigarette advertising in magazines is associated with diminished coverage of the hazards of smoking. This is particularly true for magazines directed to women."
Cigarette Companies Blow Smoke In Women's Eye
Newspaper article outlines a few ways cigarettes are promoted to women.
Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy
New evidence that cigarette smoking during pregnancy can cause attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity, aggressive behavior disorders and lower math and reading scores in children.
Cigarettes Cause More Damage to Women
Recent research finds that cigarettes cause more disease in women.
Cigarettes Linked to Breast Cancer
Summary of recent research.
Countering Tobacco Marketing Towards Females
The National Coalition FOR Women AGAINST Tobacco reports that advertising that targets women and girls has actually increased since the tobacco settlement.
Creating a Global Tobacco Culture Among Women
Book chapter explores tobacco industry promotion worldwide targeting women.
Facts on Women and Tobacco
Fact sheet from the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Higher death risk for women smokers
Women are twice as likely to develop an untreatable form of lung cancer than men, according to the UK's biggest lung cancer study.
Independence From Smoking
National Women's Health Information Center provides information and resources to empower women and girls, and the people they love, to gain independence from smoking.
International Network of Women against Tobacco (IN
Founded in 1990 by women tobacco control leaders to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls.
ivillage: Smoking and Women
Why tobacco products are more harmful to women; dimensions of the problem nationally; quitting; prevention.
Japan Ads Sell Women On Smoking
US tobacco companies run ads in Japan for brands such as Virginia Slims using images of liberated, Western, cosmopolitan women. Over the same period, the number of female smokers has climbed, young women in particular
June Russell's Health Facts: Smoking - Women
Factsheet on tobacco products and their effects on women, children, and families.
Ladies Home Journal on Smoking
Smoking quiz, quitting tips, and dealing with withdrawal symptoms.
Marketing Cigarettes to Women - Fact Sheet
CDC pamphlet covers history of cigarette advertising strategies, current advertising strategies, sponsorships and promotions, and global advertising strategies.
Mediascope Issue Briefs - Women and Smoking
Factsheet, all sources cited; tobacco industry promotion to women; smoking and women's health.
OnHealth: Smokeless Tobacco Increases Breast Cance
Spit tobacco increases a woman's risk of breast cancer.
Our Health vs. Their Profits: the Lure of Smoking
Essay from editors of Our Bodies, Ourselves reflects on the progress not made when it comes to women, girls, and smoking.
Philip Morris: National Expert on Women
Once-secret memo, the Virginia Slims Opinion Poll Public Relations Plan, documents a PR campaign that Philip Morris ran to position itself as the "most authoritative chronicler of women's issues".
Pregnancy and smoking: a lethal combination
Information on how much harm tobacco products cause during and after pregnancy.
Recruiting Women Smokers: The Engineering of Conse
Summarizes research on how cigarette advertisers structure their messages and images to get more women to smoke.
Review - The Female Smoker: From Addiction to Reco
Scientist Deplores Philip Morris' "Woman
A public health expert and other prominent speakers deplore "Philip Morris' latest move to entice young girls to smoke: the "Woman Thing" music campaign where girls get "free" CD's by buying two packs of Virginia Slims cigarettes.
Secondhand Smoke Causes Women Decreased Lung Funct
Secondhand smoke causes decreased lung function in women, especially women with asthma, according to a recent study.
Smoke-Free Families: Know a Pregnant Smoker?
Benefits of quitting for you and your baby, resources that will help you quit smoking and stay quit, and how to contact Smoke-Free Families.
Smokey Imagery and the 7 Deadly Myths
Oxygen.com describes tobacco industry use of images of thin, liberated women, enjoying an active, love-filled life, to get women to smoke.
Smoking and Quitting for Women
From the National Women's Health Information Center.
Smoking and Reproduction
ASH-UK Factsheet covers smoking and cervical cancer, fertility, pregnancy, menopause, oral contraceptives, fetal growth and birth weight, spontaneous abortion, complications of pregnancy, perinatal mortality, secondhand smoke and pregnancy, children's health and long-term growth.
Smoking and Women: The Next Wave of the Global Epi
World Health Organiziation fact sheet.
Smoking is a Women's Issue
Report from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids covers harm to women from tobacco products, promotion to women and girls by the tobacco industry.
Smoking Is Ugly
Created Christy Turlington to raise awareness about the effects of smoking, smoking related diseases and lung cancer. "More women died of lung cancer in 2002 than of breast, uterine, and ovarian cancer combined" Facts and quitting info.
Smoking's a Drag for Women
Article from the Toronto Sun about smoking cessation.
Smoking-Related Deaths On The Rise Among American,
Smoking-related illnesses and deaths among American and French women have risen sharply in recent years, despite vigorous anti-smoking campaigns on a global scale, says a Penn State researcher.
Smoking: A Guide for Teens
Center for Young Women's Health in Boston provides short factsheet aimed at teen women.
Smoking: Effects on Mothers and Babies in West Vir
Matched Birth and Death Certificate data tell a grim tale, and a short discussion gives the story behind the data.
Speakers Kit on Women and Girls, Tobacco, and Lung
Slide presentations on tobacco advertising to women, public policy, smoking trends and health issues for women and girls, and smoking cessation approaches and options.
Teenage Girls as the Target of the Tobacco Industr
Factsheet from the American Lung Association. How the industry targets girls in its advertising and promotion; what results it has gotten.
The Marketing of Cigarettes to Women
Academic article documents trends and effects of tobacco industry marketing to women.
The National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers
Dedicated to smoking cessation methods and education about health issues arising from pregnancy and smoking. "We help pregnant women quit smoking."
The New Face of Tobacco: Women
Znet article surveys tobacco industry marketing to women in the US and worldwide.
The Tobacco Reference Guide: Pregnancy and Fertili
Factsheets on tobacco and congenital anomalies, fertility and menopause, general effects, miscarriage, and low birth weight.
The Tobacco Reference Guide: Women and Smoking
Current and historical trends documented from a book on tobacco.
The Truth About "Light" Cigarettes
Women's Cancer Network explains why the lower tar and nicotine numbers are misleading, the cigarettes are designed to trick the smoking machines, and light cigarettes are no less lethal.
The Wrong Way to Stay Slim
Editorial from the New England Journal of Medicine looks at the connection between body image, advertising, and smoking.
This Kills Women: Do Feminist Groups Even Care?
Washington Post article examines why women's groups say little about the leading cause of preventable death among women; one factor covered is tobacco industry money accepted by women's groups.
Gallery of tobacco ads, some exploiting women, some targetting women.
Tobacco Advertising and Women: Virginia Slims Adve
You've come a long way baby. A collection of Virginia Slimds ads shows how cigarettes were pushed in the 70's.
Tobacco and Women - Trends and Strategies for Quit
Dr. Susan Stewart gives the trends, the outcomes, and your personal options in ordinary language.
Tobacco and Women's Health
Book review of book of same title.
Tobacco as a Problem for Women
Collection of articles on tobacco impacts on women.
Tobacco Companies Exploit Women, says WHO
Tobacco companies are exploiting women's struggle for equal rights by creating the impression that tobacco makes women more confident, more sexually attractive, and more in control of their own destiny, says a World Health Organization report.
Tobacco, and Women and Young People
Chapter from a book by the British Medical Association examines women and smoking.
Torches of Freedom
Themes of Women's Liberation in American Cigarette Advertising; a paper presented at the Southwest / Texas Popular Culture Association Convention. In PDF.
U.S. Tobacco Makers Targetted Women Since '20
ABC News article provides a quick summary of the long history.
Leslie Nuchow began Virginia SLAM! as a counter movement against the Virginia Slims record label, Woman Thing Music. Virginia SLAM! produced two SLAM! concerts in 1997 and 1998, featuring the Indigo Girls and Shawn Mullins that focused on keeping the tobacco industry out of music.
Why Cigarettes Can be a Woman's Worst Enemy
Smoking increases your risk of cervical and rectal cancer; worsens your period; damages your fertility; hurts your unborn baby; ages you; attacks your heart.
Women and Smoking
Chapter in a book on tobacco in the UK.
Women and Smoking
Discusses effects of smoking on women and the steps to smoking cessation.
Women and Smoking
American Legacy Foundation tobacco education campaign features real women battling very real tobacco-related illnesses light emphysema, lung cancer, and throat cancer, and highlights their real parting letters to their family and loved ones.
Women and Smoking
A 2001 report of the U.S. Surgeon General which includes patterns of tobacco used among women, graphs, statistical data, how to quit, state information, links.
Women and Tobacco
WHO report. Women as the tobacco industry sees them; health effects of tobacco specific to women; women's brands and 'light' cigarettes.
Women Face Unique Risks From Smoking Says Surgeon
The marked increase in the number of women who die each year from tobacco products has led the surgeon general to call smoking-related disease among women a full-blown epidemic.
Women First - Smoking Cessation
"For women approaching midlife, smoking cessation is the single most important change you can make to enhance your life expectancy." Collection of articles on smoking and quitting for women.
Women's Health Project: Tobacco Advertising a
NOW pamphlet. "Within six years of the tobacco industry's introduction of cigarette brands and ad campaigns targetting women, the number of girls smoking increased 110%." Factsheet and research references.
Women's Health Project: Tobacco Advertising a
NOW Foundation fact sheet.
Women's Magazines Cover Up Health Risks
Congressional testimony on why women's magazines, while reporting widely on health topics, have a near complete lack of coverage on smoking.
Women, Girls and Tobacco: The Global Facts and the
Short paper on women and tobacco; tobacco promotion to women and girls; global impact of tobacco on women; recommendations for action.
You're Going Too Far, Baby: Cigarette Makers
Village Voice article. Tobacco industry developed its "smoking = liberation" message for women in the U.S. in the 1970's; now it's exporting that message to promote tobacco to women globally.
You've Come a Long Way...or Have You?
From the American Council on Science and Health a survey of 13 magazines over two years shows that women's magazines still downplaying health effects of smoking. The ratio of cigarette ads to articles on smoking is actually increasing.
Zyban may be better than nicotine to help women sn
Recent research finds Zyban is more effective than nicotine patches or gum for women quitting smoking.