Women and Smoking: Years Lost, Deaths Avoided
Looking at what may be the first generation of women to have smoked throughout their adult lives, the toll of tobacco is clear – smokers lose at least ten years of lifespan.
Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Women
Smoked tobacco products and the harmful effects of exposure to tobacco smoke are often the subjects of scientific literature, advocacy campaigns, and even legislation and litigation. However, it is critical that smokeless tobacco is not forgotten in our policy debates.
The International Network of Women Against Tobacco (INWAT) was founded in 1990 by women tobacco control leaders to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls.
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The International Network of Women Against Tobacco (INWAT) was founded in 1990 by women tobacco control leaders to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls.
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Marion Hale, President

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Beatriz Champagne Treasurer

Beatriz Champagne Treasurer

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Elizabeth Tamang

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Dr. Elif Dagli

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Mira Aghi

Mira Aghi

Regional Representative for South and South-East Asia

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The International Network of Women Against Tobacco (INWAT) was founded in 1990 by women tobacco control leaders to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls.

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