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[Australia, USA] Stub out smoking's 'coolness' on screen

STUBBING out smoking in films aimed at teenagers could help slash the take-up rate of the habit by up to 18 per cent.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jul 15, 2012 13:38
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Gears Up for Act 2 as an Action Hero

appeared at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday to promote his next film, "The Expendables 2" / In the movie's trailer, his character, Trench, tears the door off a Smart Car, smokes bad guys with his machine gun and wags a fat cigar.
New York Times
added Jul 13, 2012 11:39
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[New Hampshire] Gesiel researchers link movies, teen smoking

Geisel pediatrics professors James Sargent and Susanne Tanski, along with Mike Stoolmiller, a research professor at the University of Oregon’s College of Education, found that although smoking scenes do not appear in a majority of PG-13 movies, those mov
The Dartmouth
added Jul 13, 2012 06:10
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Should Movies Be Rated R For Smoking?

What do you think—should smoking be banned from PG-13 films? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Parade
added Jul 11, 2012 15:44
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[Oklahoma] OVERALL: Researchers discover 'the cool factor' in smoking

So parents still need to restrict what their kids are seeing, Sargent said. Just imagine: Without scientific research, parents would have to resort to common sense.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jul 11, 2012 06:32
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Influence of Motion Picture Rating on Adolescent Response to Movie Smoking (PDF) (FREE FULL TEXT)

WHAT THIS STUDY ADDS: The response to PG-13–rated MSE was indistinguishable from R-rated MSE. An R rating for smoking could reduce smoking onset in the United States by 18% (by eliminating PG-13 MSE), an effect similar to making all parents maximally auth
Pediatrics
added Aug 2, 2012 13:40
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New Study Estimates That Eighteen Percent Of Youth Smokers Would Never Have Started If Smoking Was Eliminated From PG-13 Movies

Legacy, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and more have strongly urged the movie industry to respond to this public health crisis by assigning an R rating to all movies with smoking.
PR Newswire
added Jul 10, 2012 14:44
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Influence of Smoking Cues in Movies on Children's Beliefs About Smoking

Short-term exposure to smoking in cartoon and family-oriented movies had little immediate impact on beliefs about smoking in preadolescent children, but a significant cumulative impact on norms cannot be ruled out.
Pediatrics
added Jul 10, 2012 08:49
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Influence of Motion Picture Rating on Adolescent Response to Movie Smoking

The equivalent effect of PG-13-rated and R-rated MSE suggests it is the movie smoking that prompts adolescents to smoke, not other characteristics of R-rated movies or adolescents drawn to them. An R rating for movie smoking could substantially reduce ado
Pediatrics
added Jul 10, 2012 08:48
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Smoking in movies may turn teens to cigarettes: study

Youth who watch a lot of movies with cigarette-smoking characters, no matter what the film's rating is, are more likely to start smoking themselves, according to a new U.S. study. The lead author of the report, which appeared in Pediatrics, said the conc
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2012 08:22
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