Smoking in movies is as common as it was in 1950

时间:2019-03-02 03:07:01166网络整理admin

THE fact that California has banned smoking in public places has clearly not stopped Hollywood stars from lighting up in theatres – albeit on screen. Smoking in movies is back, and it is seemingly affecting teenagers. When Annemarie Charlesworth and Stanton Glantz at the University of California, San Francisco, reviewed 40 studies on the effects on teenagers of on-screen smoking they found that the number of times people were seen smoking in US-made movies has soared since 1990. It is now as common as it was in 1950. More disturbingly,