Search Organizations (English): Smoking

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Programme de lutte au tabagisme

Works to reduce disease and death among Canadians, reduce the number of people who smoke from 25% to 20% of the population, decrease the number of cigarettes sold by 30%, increase retailer compliance with laws on tobacco sales to youth from 69% to 80%, reduce the number of people involuntarily exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in enclosed public spaces, and explore ways to mandate changes to tobacco products to reduce hazards to health. Travaille pour réduire la morbidité et la mortalité attribuables au tabagisme chez les Canadiens, réduire de 25 à 20 % le nombre de fumeurs de la population, réduire de 30 % le nombre de cigarettes vendues, augmenter de 69 à 80 % la proportion de détaillants qui se conforment aux dispositions législatives sur la vente du tabac aux jeunes, réduire le nombre de personnes involontairement exposées à la fumée secondaire du tabac dans les lieux publics fermés; et explorer comment apporter des changements aux produits du tabac afin de réduire les dangers pour la santé.

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Ontario Lung Association

Works to improve the respiratory health of Ontarians by providing a range of community services, such as smoking cessation and asthma education programs, and by supporting medical research. Has 31 offices across the province.

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Women's Tobacco Prevention Network

Works to help women and organizations prevent and eliminate tobacco use among women, to improve their health and quality of life. Addresses disparities in health among females, and gives women access to resources and comprehensive tobacco control programs.

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International Network of Women Against Tobacco
Forms an organization that works to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls. Provides contacts, primarily women, to individuals and organizations working in tobacco control. Collects and distributes information regarding global women and tobacco issues. Shares strategies to counter tobacco advertising and promotion. Supports the development of women-centered tobacco use prevention and cessation programs. Assists in the organization and planning of conferences on tobacco control. Collaborates on the development of publications regarding women and tobacco issues. (See Details)
Centre Smoking Clinic (Centre for Addication and Mental Health)
Provides service for smokers who want to quit or work on their addiction to nicotine. Professionally facilitated.
Action on Smoking and Health Scotland
Works to raising awareness about tobacco use and its harmful effects and has contributed to the implementation of effective public health policies to help smokers to quit and to protect children from tobacco. (See Details)
Canadian Council for Tobacco Control
A program involving educational, social, fiscal, and legislative interventions. Offers programs for physician intervention and smoke-free schools. Website provides access to the resources of their National Clearinghouse on Tobacco and Health. Vise à développer un programme pancanadien de lutte contre le tabagisme comprenant des interventions éducatives, sociales, fiscales et législatives. Le site inclut des liens aux divers programmes offerts par le Conseil, ainsi qu'à celui du Centre national de documentation sur le tabac et la santé. (See Details)
Action on Smoking and Health UK (ASH)
Forms an organization working for a comprehensive societal response to tobacco aimed at achieving a sharp reduction and eventual elimination of the health problems caused by tobacco. Website includes fact sheets, tobacco statistics and tips on how to quit smoking. (See Details)
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
Forms an organization of Canadian physicians who share one goal: the reduction of tobacco-caused illness through reduced smoking and reduced exposure to second-hand smoke. (See Details)
Women's Initiative in Tobacco
Forms an initiative of the Calgary Regional Health Authority and is a part of a multi-faceted tobacco reduction strategy. Seeks to build the capacity of the community, empower young women, and encourage unique health promotion approaches to reduce tobacco use (target population of WINIT is females aged 11 to 18). Site provides quitting tips, links to other sites, and resources.