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Problems of smoking control

Smoking in movies - a new modality of promotion

Florin Mihaltan Contact: Florin Mihaltan,
Institutul de Pneumologie „Marius Nasta” Bucuresti


Smoking in movies is a neglected aspect, even in Romania. The tobacco industry find out earlier what could be the impact of smoking on the initiation on smoking in teenagers. Later, we had reactions. In this article I am reviewing, from a epidemiological point of view, the effect of smoking in movies and I am analyzing the modalities of fighting and the actions for winning, also for teenagers, this battle in tobacco control.

Keywords: smoking, movies, teenagers