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- Women and Smoking: Chapter in a book on tobacco in the UK.
- "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 American Epidemic: 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 in Smoke?: 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 Popular Women's Magazines, August 1999-August 2000: 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 Women who Smoke: 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 Model: 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 Hazards of Smoking: A Statistical Analysis: 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 Eyes: 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.
- Cigarettes More Dangerous to Women: According to 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 (INWAT): Founded in 1990 by women tobacco control leaders to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls.
- 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 Cancer Risk: Spit tobacco increases a woman's risk of breast cancer.
- Our Health vs. Their Profits: the Lure of Smoking Continues for Girls: 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 Consent: Summarizes research on how cigarette advertisers structure their messages and images to get more women to smoke.
- Review - The Female Smoker: From Addiction to Recovery.: Book review.
- Scientist Deplores Philip Morris' "Woman Thing" Music Campaign as Latest Enticement to Young Girls: 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 Function: 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 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 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 Epidemic: 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's a Drag for Women: Article from the Toronto Sun about smoking cessation.
- Smoking-Related Deaths On The Rise Among American, French Women: 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 Virginia: 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 Cancer: 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 Industry: 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 Quit: 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 Fertility: 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.
- Tobacco Advertising: Gallery of tobacco ads, some exploiting women, some targetting women.
- Tobacco Advertising and Women: Virginia Slims Advertising: You've come a long way baby. A collection of Virginia Slimds ads shows how cigarettes were pushed in the 70's.
- 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 - Trends and Strategies for Quitting: 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, 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 '20s: ABC News article provides a quick summary of the long history.
- Virginia SLAM!: 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 Face Unique Risks From Smoking Says Surgeon General's Report: 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 and Smoking: Discusses effects of smoking on women and the steps to smoking cessation.
- 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 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 Tobacco: WHO report. Women as the tobacco industry sees them; health effects of tobacco specific to women; women's brands and 'light' cigarettes.
- Women's Cigarette Market: 1973 R. J. Reynolds memo discusses it marketing strategies targeting women.
- Women's Health Project: Tobacco Advertising and Women: 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 and Women: 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 Challenge: 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 Woo Women in the Developing World: 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 snuff tobacco habit: Recent research finds Zyban is more effective than nicotine patches or gum for women quitting smoking.
- ivillage: Smoking and Women: Why tobacco products are more harmful to women; dimensions of the problem nationally; quitting; prevention.