Tobacco & Nicotine
Teen Tobacco Use: Research and Regulatory GapsCigarettes are the greatest single threat to public health in the U.S.1 and worldwide.2 The good news is that teen cigarette smoking has been trending down in recent years.3 The bad news is that teen use of other tobacco products may be taking up the slack.
Smoking in Movies and Adolescent Smoking Initiation: Longitudinal Study in Six European CountriesLongitudinal studies from the U.S. suggest a causal relationship between exposure to images of smoking in movies and adolescent smoking onset.
Exposure to Smoking in Movies and Smoking Initiation Among Black YouthBlack adolescents see more substance use in mainstream media but seem less responsive to it than other U.S. adolescents. Black-oriented media may be more personally relevant to them.