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. 

Slemon A, Jenkins EK, Haines-Saah RJ, Daly Z, Jiao S. (2019). “You can’t chain a dog to a porch”: a multisite qualitative analysis of youth narratives of parental approaches to substance use. Harm Reduction Journal 16(1): 26.

Haines-Saah RJ, Mitchell SA, Slemon A, Jenkins EK (2019). ‘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 (Special Issue; Parents who use substances) 68: 132–138.

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.