Papers

Some of my academic publications on cannabis, other substance use and public health. Many of these articles are behind a paywall, so if you don’t have access please contact me. 

Haines-Saah RJ, Mitchell SA, Jenkins EJ (In Review: January 2018). ‘Parents are the best prevention’? Troubling assumptions in cannabis policy and prevention discourses in the context of legalization in Canada. International Journal of Drug Policy.

Moffat B, Haines-Saah RJ, Johnson J (2017). From didactic to dialogue: Assessing the use of an innovative classroom resource to support decision-making about cannabis use. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy 24(1): 85-95.

Spackman E, Haines-Saah R, Danthurebandara V, Dowsett E, Noseworthy T, Clement F (2017). Marijuana Use and Perceptions of Risk and Harm: A Survey among Canadians in 2016. Healthcare Policy 13(1): 17-27. d

Jenkins EJ, Slemon A, Haines-Saah RJ (2017). Developing harm reduction in the context of youth substance use: A cross-site analysis of context and harm minimization strategies. Harm Reduction Journal 14:53.

Haines-Saah RJ, Bell KI (2016). Challenging key assumptions embedded in Health Canada’s cigarette packaging legislation: Findings from ethnographic interviews with smokers in Vancouver. Canadian Journal of Public Health 107(6), E562-E567.

Haines-Saah RJ, Bell K, Dennis S (2015). A qualitative content analysis of health warning labels on cigarette packaging in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the USA. American Journal of Public Health. 105(2): e61–e69.

Haines-Saah RJ, Moffat BM, Jenkins E, Johnson JL (2014). “Purists, Mixers and Smokers”: The influences of health beliefs and identity on adolescent marijuana and tobacco co-use. Qualitative Health Research, 24(7): 946-56.

Haines-Saah R, Johnson JL, Repta R, Ostry A, Young, ML, Sawatzky R, Shoveller, JA, Greaves L, Ratner PA (2014). The privileged normalization of marijuana use: An analysis of Canadian newspaper reporting. Critical Public Health, 24(1): 47-61.

Haines-Saah RJ (2011). Pretty Girls Don’t Smoke – Gender and Appearance Imperatives in Tobacco Prevention Messaging. In K. Bell, A. Salmon and D. McNaughton (Eds.) Alcohol, tobacco, obesity: Morality, mortality and the new public health (pp. 191-211). New York: Routledge.

Haines RJ, Johnson JL, Carter CI, Arora K (2009).  “I couldn’t say, I’m not a girl” – Adolescents Talk about Gender and Marijuana Use. Social Science & Medicine 68(11): 2029-36.

Haines RJ, Poland BD, Johnson JL (2009). Becoming a ‘Real’ Smoker – Cultural Capital in Young Women’s Accounts of Substance Use. Sociology of Health & Illness 31(1): 66-80.