American Legacy Foundation, First Look Report 18. Character Smoking in Top Box Office Movies

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Worth, PhD, Keilah A.; Jennifer Duke, PhD; Molly Green, MPH; Sargent, MD, James D.;
(2007)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: youth rated | smoking in the movies, box office, youth rated | box office | smoking in the movies

A strong body of evidence now links exposure to smoking in movies with adolescent smoking, identifying it as a key risk factor. Given this link, it is important to examine the way movies portray smoking and to monitor how often smoking occurs in movies over time. With s... View more
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