Smoking and Tobacco
  • A Smoke-Free Home Right from the Start

    A Smoke-Free Home Right from the Start

    Brochure, 2012


    Outlines some of the harmful effects smoking and environmental tobacco smoke can have on pregnancy, as well as effects on children. Offers some tips on quitting.

    Brochure, 2012


    Outlines some of the harmful effects smoking and environmental tobacco smoke can have on pregnancy, as well as effects on children. Offers some tips on quitting.



    SKU: 3-301
  • All You Need to Know about Tobacco in 17 Minutes

    All You Need to Know about Tobacco in 17 Minutes

    Video, 2011


    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death. Viewers learn about the toxic chemicals in tobacco smoke and are alerted to the hazards of second-hand and third-hand smoke. Long-term and short-term health risks are discussed, from shortness of breath to lung cancer. The video emphasizes the unique dangers of smokeless and dissolvable tobacco products including snus. Doctors share details about how nicotine quickly leads to addiction. The video also explores the misleading marketing tactics meant to lure young people into smoking. Several young ex-smokers describe how difficult it is to quit tobacco. Strong non-use message is sure to resonate with young teens.

    This video includes 42-Page Teacher’s Resource Book.

    Audience: Grades 5-9

    Video, 2011


    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death. Viewers learn about the toxic chemicals in tobacco smoke and are alerted to the hazards of second-hand and third-hand smoke. Long-term and short-term health risks are discussed, from shortness of breath to lung cancer. The video emphasizes the unique dangers of smokeless and dissolvable tobacco products including snus. Doctors share details about how nicotine quickly leads to addiction. The video also explores the misleading marketing tactics meant to lure young people into smoking. Several young ex-smokers describe how difficult it is to quit tobacco. Strong non-use message is sure to resonate with young teens.

    This video includes 42-Page Teacher’s Resource Book.

    Audience: Grades 5-9

    SKU: 3-V-350
  • Avoid the Heat

    Information Card, 2016


    Saskatchewan has legislation to protect children from the harms associated with second-hand smoke when in vehicles. This information card is aimed at parents and caregivers. The card outlines the harms associated with second-hand smoke and encourages everyone to make their vehicles smoke-free.

    Information Card, 2016


    Saskatchewan has legislation to protect children from the harms associated with second-hand smoke when in vehicles. This information card is aimed at parents and caregivers. The card outlines the harms associated with second-hand smoke and encourages everyone to make their vehicles smoke-free.



    SKU: 3-316
  • Barb Tarbox: A Life Cut Short by Tobacco

    Barb Tarbox: A Life Cut Short by Tobacco

    Video, 2003


    Barb Tarbox, a 42-year-old woman from Edmonton, Alberta was diagnosed with Stage Four terminal lung cancer after smoking since grade 7. Refusing to let cigarettes take another life, Barb began speaking to students across Canada warning of the dangers associated with smoking. This video captures the spirit of Barb’s presentations and the passion that characterized the last months of her life.

    WARNING: This video contains emotional material regarding Barb Tarbox’s experience with lung cancer, and some content may be disturbing to preteens. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Audience: Grades 7‐12.

    Video, 2003


    Barb Tarbox, a 42-year-old woman from Edmonton, Alberta was diagnosed with Stage Four terminal lung cancer after smoking since grade 7. Refusing to let cigarettes take another life, Barb began speaking to students across Canada warning of the dangers associated with smoking. This video captures the spirit of Barb’s presentations and the passion that characterized the last months of her life.

    WARNING: This video contains emotional material regarding Barb Tarbox’s experience with lung cancer, and some content may be disturbing to preteens. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Audience: Grades 7‐12.

    SKU: 3-V-358
  • Children Need to Breathe More than you Need to Smoke

    Children Need to Breathe More than You Need to Smoke

    Brochure, 2012


    This brochure, targeted to parents and caregivers, outlines the health effects of second-hand tobacco smoke on children. Issues presented include ear, throat, and lung infections, asthma, allergies, SIDS, and overall status of health. Support for the development of the brochure was provided from the Tobacco Demand Reduction Strategy Initiative of Health Canada.

    Brochure, 2012


    This brochure, targeted to parents and caregivers, outlines the health effects of second-hand tobacco smoke on children. Issues presented include ear, throat, and lung infections, asthma, allergies, SIDS, and overall status of health. Support for the development of the brochure was provided from the Tobacco Demand Reduction Strategy Initiative of Health Canada.



    SKU: 3-308
  • E-cigarettes: Facts & Myths a Safer Alternative or Another Dangerous Habit?

    E-cigarettes: Facts and Myths – A Safer Alternative or Another Dangerous Habit?

    Video, 2016


    A 16-minute video about the facts and health & safety risks of electronic cigarettes. This video includes a disc with a summary and quiz you can download. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for grade seven to adult.

    Video, 2016


    A 16-minute video about the facts and health & safety risks of electronic cigarettes. This video includes a disc with a summary and quiz you can download. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for grade seven to adult.

    SKU: 3-V-360
  • 4-301: Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and Risks to Children

    Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and Risks to Children

    Fact Sheet, 2016


    This fact sheet defines what electronic cigarette devices are and how they can be harmful to the health of children and youth. This resource outlines tips for parents to avoid injury or accidental poisoning from electronic cigarettes.

    Fact Sheet, 2016


    This fact sheet defines what electronic cigarette devices are and how they can be harmful to the health of children and youth. This resource outlines tips for parents to avoid injury or accidental poisoning from electronic cigarettes.



    SKU: 4-301
  • Everything You Need to Know about E-cigarettes, Vaping, and Hookahs

    Everything You Need to Know about E-cigarettes, Vaping, and Hookahs

    Video, 2016


    This program offers frequently asked questions about electronic cigarettes and provides evidence about e-cigarettes and vaping. The video addresses beliefs and myths about devices known as e-cigarettes or hookahs. It also provides information about the advertising techniques used by tobacco companies to promote the products. Real teens share their experiences with e-cigarettes.

    The video includes a PDF copy of teacher’s resource book.

    Audience: Grade 7-Post Secondary

    Video, 2016


    This program offers frequently asked questions about electronic cigarettes and provides evidence about e-cigarettes and vaping. The video addresses beliefs and myths about devices known as e-cigarettes or hookahs. It also provides information about the advertising techniques used by tobacco companies to promote the products. Real teens share their experiences with e-cigarettes.

    The video includes a PDF copy of teacher’s resource book.

    Audience: Grade 7-Post Secondary

    SKU: 3-V-356
  • Grade 6 Sample Unit on Tobacco: Affirming Personal Standards – Tobacco: Can I Be Healthier?

    Grade 6 Sample Unit on Tobacco: Affirming Personal Standards – Tobacco: Can I Be Healthier?

    Guide and Manual, 2015


    This online resource includes current information about tobacco, related topics, and provides learning activities for Saskatchewan teachers to use in classroom settings.

    To promote further awareness on tobacco prevention, this unit was collaboratively developed to introduce the health and social issues related to tobacco for youth.

    Complete with links to other resources, this online unit promotes healthy lifestyles and encourages youth to further explore health behaviours.

    Guide and Manual, 2015


    This online resource includes current information about tobacco, related topics, and provides learning activities for Saskatchewan teachers to use in classroom settings.

    To promote further awareness on tobacco prevention, this unit was collaboratively developed to introduce the health and social issues related to tobacco for youth.

    Complete with links to other resources, this online unit promotes healthy lifestyles and encourages youth to further explore health behaviours.



    SKU: 3-315
  • 7-515: HIV Smoking and Pregnancy Fact Sheet

    HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    Fact Sheet, 2019


    This fact sheet explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

    Fact Sheet, 2019


    This fact sheet explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.



    SKU: 7-515
  • 7-516: HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    Information Card, 2019


    This information card explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

    Information Card, 2019


    This information card explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

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    SKU: 7-516
  • 7-517: HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    Poster, 2019


    This poster explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

    Poster, 2019


    This poster explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

    or
    SKU: 7-517
  • Make Your Home and Car Smoke-Free: A Guide to Protecting Your Family from Second-Hand Smoke

    Make Your Home and Car Smoke-free: A Guide to Protecting Your Family from Second-Hand Smoke

    Brochure, 2006


    This booklet talks about the effects about second-hand smoke and the benefits of a smoke-free home and car. There are guidelines to follow to help plan a smoke-free environment for the whole family. This booklet includes a smoke-free space sticker for office or car window and a fridge magnet.

    Please order this resource directly from www.hc-sc.gc.ca

    Brochure, 2006


    This booklet talks about the effects about second-hand smoke and the benefits of a smoke-free home and car. There are guidelines to follow to help plan a smoke-free environment for the whole family. This booklet includes a smoke-free space sticker for office or car window and a fridge magnet.

    Please order this resource directly from www.hc-sc.gc.ca


    SKU: 3-312
  • Nicotine and the Brain

    Nicotine and the Brain

    Video, 2005


    Nicotine is one of the most addictive substances known. This program explains just how nicotine affects the brain and why it is so addicting. Includes a state-of-the-art treatment section as well as a copier-ready handout.

    Video, 2005


    Nicotine is one of the most addictive substances known. This program explains just how nicotine affects the brain and why it is so addicting. Includes a state-of-the-art treatment section as well as a copier-ready handout.

    SKU: 3-V-361
  • Sacred Tobacco, Sacred Children

    Sacred Tobacco, Sacred Children

    Video, 2012


    This video is for Aboriginal parents and caregivers. It offers real stories from Aboriginal families who have smoke-free homes. The families talk about the approaches that worked for them. The purpose of the video is to: 1) discuss the impact of second-hand smoke on young families; 2) understand the difference between sacred use of traditional tobacco and recreational use of commercial tobacco; and 3) share strategies to reduce the impact of recreational use of tobacco on children. This video includes a Facilitator’s Guide.

    Video, 2012


    This video is for Aboriginal parents and caregivers. It offers real stories from Aboriginal families who have smoke-free homes. The families talk about the approaches that worked for them. The purpose of the video is to: 1) discuss the impact of second-hand smoke on young families; 2) understand the difference between sacred use of traditional tobacco and recreational use of commercial tobacco; and 3) share strategies to reduce the impact of recreational use of tobacco on children. This video includes a Facilitator’s Guide.

    SKU: 3-V-359