Research | Film content


Glantz SA, Williams K, McCullough C. Back to the future: Smoking in movies in 2002 compared with 1950 levels. American Journal of Public Health. 2004;94(2):261–263. 1 February 2004.


Dalton MA, Sargent JD, Beach ML, Titus-Ernstoff LT, Gibson JJ, Ahrens MB, Tickle JJ, Heatherton JF. Effect of viewing smoking in movies on adolescent smoking initiation: A cohort study. The Lancet. 2003;362(9380):281-285. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(03)13970-0. 26 July 2003.
Glantz SA. Smoking in movies: A major problem and a real solution. The Lancet. 2003;362(9380):258-259. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(03)14001-9. 10 June 2003.
McCool JP, Cameron LD, Petrie KJ. Interpretations of smoking in film by older teenagers. Social Science and Medicine. 2003;56(5):1023-32. doi:10.1016/S0277-9536(02)00096-5. 1 March 2003.
Kanda H, Okamura T, Kadowaki T, Hayakawa T, Kita Y, Ueshima H. Smoking scenes in Japanese television dramas [Japanese]. Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi. 2003 Jan;50(1):62-70. 15 January 2003.


Gidwani PP, Sobol A, DeJong W, Perrin JM, Gortmaker SL. Television viewing and initiation of smoking among youth. Pediatrics. 2002;110(3):505-508. doi:10.1542/peds.110.3.505. 1 September 2002.
Dalton MA, Tickle JJ, et. al. The incidence and context of tobacco use in popular movies from 1988 to 1997. Preventive Medicine. 2002;34:516-523. doi:10.1006/pmed.2002.1013. 1 May 2002.
Sargent JD, Dalton MA, Beach ML, Mott LA, Tickle JJ, Ahrens MB, Heatherton TF. Viewing tobacco use in movies: Does it shape attitudes that mediate adolescent smoking?. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2002;22(3):137-45. doi:10.1016/S0749-3797(01)00434-2. 1 April 2002.
Mekemson C, Glantz SA. How the tobacco industry built its relationship with Hollywood. Tobacco Control. 2002;11(Suppl 1):i81-i91. doi:10.1136/tc.11.suppl_1.i81. 1 March 2002.


Williams K, Glantz SA. Smoking in movies in 2000 exceeded rates in the 1960s. Tobacco Control. 2001;10(4):397–398. doi:10.1136/tc.10.4.397b. 1 December 2001.
Dixon HG, Hill DJ, Borland R, Paxton SJ. Public reaction to the portrayal of the tobacco industry in the film 'The Insider'. Tobacco Control. 2001;110(3):505-508. doi:10.1136/tc.10.3.285. 1 September 2001.
McCool JP, Cameron LD, Petrie KJ. Adolescent perceptions of smoking imagery in film. Social Science & Medicine. 2001 May;52(10):1577-87. 15 May 2001.