Smoking in the Movies and the Impact on Teens

November 16th, 2007 |
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Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer talks about a new study that finds smoking cigarettes on the big screen can lead teens to light up.

Statistics cited in the podcast from CBS 5 San Francisco:

2,000 teens start smoking every day in the U.S.

60% of movies feature a lead character smoking.

80% of PG-13 films feature smoking.

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CommonSenseMedia.org

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