Does Watching Smoking in Movies Promote Teenage Smoking?

Headlines from this week lead us into Felipe’s story on the Hollywood film industry’s over use of cigarette
smoking in films. The report focuses on how smoking has declined overall in the U.S. but is still portrayed as a common
feature in many major movies. Dr. Stanton Glantz from the University of California San Francisco Medical School is waging a
campaign to ask Congress to rate movies with an R when smoking is portrayed.


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