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Netflix Worst Offender in Showing Smoking in TV Shows, Watchdog Group Says

Netflix’s original series contain the highest number of smoking depictions — by far — among TV shows that are popular among young people, according to a new study by antismoking group Truth Initiative. Netflix shows contained 319 “tobacco incidents” — mo
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04

Stub it out: Netflix criticised for too many smoking scenes

Anti-smoking group finds streaming giant’s shows feature twice as many cigarettes and ‘tobacco incidents’ as traditional TV channels... “While streaming entertainment is more popular than ever, we’re glad that smoking is not,” a Netflix spokesman said t
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:32

Netflix in hot water for 'glamourising' tobacco use

In today's climate, Netflix's increased portrayal of tobacco usage was so unusual that a few Reddit users noticed it last summer, prompting one user to begin a thread titled "Did Netflix get in bed with Big Tobacco?"
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:46

Streaming services such as Netflix have more sex, violence — and, it turns out, smoking

The Truth Initiative — the nonprofit anti-tobacco organization — released a study that compared seven popular Netflix shows to seven popular broadcast shows. In this sample it found Netflix’s shows featured characters smoking almost three times as often
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 01:45

Smoking is the New Black: Tobacco use is shown more on streaming shows than on cable TV

The Netflix hit “Stranger Things” had 182 “tobacco incidents” in it — the highest number among the 14 streaming, cable and broadcast shows popular with young people that were analyzed in a new report.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:43

the 3 main reasons youth use e-cigarettes

consumers can’t determine differences between products and their relative harms. That’s why Truth Initiative® is pushing the FDA to reconsider its decision to delay fully regulating e-cigarettes until 2022 and calling on the administration to fully regula
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:14

While you were streaming / Tobacco use sees a renormalization in on-demand digital content, diluting progress in broadcast and theaters (PDF)

Tobacco use in streaming series such as “Stranger Things,” “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black” is pervasive, rising, and more prominent than it is in broadcast content, according to new research from Truth Initiative®.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:15

while you were streaming

“While You Were Streaming: Tobacco Use Sees a Renormalization in On-Demand Digital Content, Diluting Progress in Broadcast & Theaters,” reveals that 79 percent of the shows most popular with young people aged 15-24 depict smoking prominently. Tobacco use
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:13

less is more when it comes to the fda’s game-changing nicotine reduction plan

we strongly believe that any future regulation must apply the nicotine reduction plan to ALL combustible tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, cigarillos and loose tobacco...Attention to all nicotine use among youth is vital given the continue
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:22

q&a: how youth activists are pressuring walgreens to stop selling tobacco

in January, Truth Initiative® youth activists Maria Duenas, Katelynd Todd and Dan Fitzgerald confronted the Walgreens board of directors at the company’s shareholders meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona about an important issue: why does the nation’s second l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:26
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