Sites on women and smoking, effects of smoking specific to women, tobacco industry targeting of women in promotion and marketing, women's smokefree advocacy.
Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids backgrounder covers cigarette promotions targeting women and girls.
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.
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."
New evidence that cigarette smoking during pregnancy can cause attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity, aggressive behavior disorders and lower math and reading scores in children.
Summary of recent research.
Founded in 1990 by women tobacco control leaders to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls.
Spit tobacco increases a woman's risk of breast cancer.
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".
Photo essay takes a hard look at Rite Aid's claim that it's taking a stand against heart disease in women.
Secondhand smoke causes decreased lung function in women, especially women with asthma, according to a recent study.
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.
Center for Young Women's Health in Boston provides short factsheet aimed at teen women.
Matched Birth and Death Certificate data tell a grim tale, and a short discussion gives the story behind the data.
Academic article documents trends and effects of tobacco industry marketing to women.
Book review of book of same title.
Collection of articles on tobacco impacts on women.
ABC News article provides a quick summary of the long history.
Smoking increases your risk of cervical and rectal cancer; worsens your period; damages your fertility; hurts your unborn baby; ages you; attacks your heart.
WHO report. Women as the tobacco industry sees them; health effects of tobacco specific to women; women's brands and 'light' cigarettes.
Twin studies reveal that women are more susceptible to lung disease caused by tobacco product.
Women may be more vulnerable than men to the cancer-causing effects of smkoing tobacco, according to new results.
Short paper on women and tobacco; tobacco promotion to women and girls; global impact of tobacco on women; recommendations for action.
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.
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