Search Organizations (English): Tobacco use

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Clean Air Coalition of British Columbia  
http://www.cleanaircoalitionbc.com/

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)
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Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada  
http://www.smoke-free.ca/
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.
International Network of Women Against Tobacco  
http://www.inwat.org/
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)
Action on Smoking and Health Scotland  
http://www.ashscotland.org.uk/
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)
Action on Smoking and Health UK (ASH)  
http://www.ash.org.uk/
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)