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Smoke-free movies: from evidence to action

Paper title Smoke-free movies: from evidence to action
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Author (title, first name, last name) WHO
Thematic area
  • Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco
  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Health Promotion, Education and Information
Summary This report emphasizes the need for enforceable policies to severely restrict smoking imagery in movies. It is backed by evidence indicating a causal link between exposure to movie smoking depictions and youth smoking initiation. The report summarizes current knowledge, as well as approaches to ensure that movies that are marketed to youth do not contain tobacco imagery.
Geographical area
  • Belarus
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Russia - Arkhangelsk Oblast
  • Russia - Kaliningrad Oblast
  • Russia - Karelia Republic
  • Russia - Komi Republic
  • Russia - Leningrad Oblast
  • Russia - Murmansk Oblast
  • Russia - Nenets AO
  • Russia - Novgorod Oblast
  • Russia - Pskov Oblast
  • Russia - St. Petersburg
  • Russia - Vologda Oblast
  • Sweden
Paper type Thematic report
Year last issued (for periodic publications, frequency) 2009
Publisher name (if the paper has not been published so far, write: Not published so far) WHO Press, World Health Organization
Publisher contact details WHO Press, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland (tel.: +41 22 791 3264; fax: +41 22 791 4857; e-mail:
ISBN/ISSN ISBN 978 92 4 159793 7
Language of the linked paper English
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Number of pages 36
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Last posted: on 2009-11-13 at 12:02:01

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