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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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[China] Smoke still clouding up movies and TV

The review by the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control released on Wednesday said that compared with 2010, the number and length of smoking scenes in movies last year have surged.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 13, 2012 06:26
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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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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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