Rates of smoking in America have fallen to the new low of 18%. Causes may include public policies such as smoke-free air laws and taxation, as well as media campaigns and less exposure to smoking in movies. (2013)
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This study assessed the effects of pictorial health warning labels (HWLs) and a linked media campaign in Mexico.
Instituto Superior de Ciências Educativas (ISCE) in Portugal and the Centre for Drug Misuse Research in Scotland are co-hosting the First International Congress on Drugs and Dependencies 'Recovery is Possible'.
This longitudinal study found clear evidence for links between alcohol marketing and problematic under-age drinking
One key finding here was that children with strongly anti-smoking parents were less likely to rate smoking characters positively, and less likely to predict smoking themselves
This report surveys contemporary alcohol marketing (often missed by adults/governments), reviews research covering effects on young people and considers new policy responses.
This short video aims to provide parents with useful information and advice about how to talk with their children about alcohol.
This 4-minute video on Youtube combines key statistics on young people's drinking with prevention messages, including advice for parents.
This article looks at the measures Russia is taking to tighten alcohol marketing in media popular with young people.
This research shows that on-screen smoking may influence children to try cigarettes, regardless of the film’s ratings.