Research | Film content


Arora M, Mathus N, Gupta VK, Nazar GP, Reddy KS, Sargent JD. Tobacco use in Bollywood movies, tobacco promotional activities and their association with tobacco use among Indian adolescents. Tobacco Control. 2012;21(5):482-7. doi:10.1136/tc.2011.043539. 5 July 2011.
Grana RA, Glantz SA, Ling PM. Electronic nicotine delivery systems in the hands of Hollywood. Tobacco Control. 2011;20:425-426. doi:10.1136/tc.2011.043778. 9 June 2011.
Cullen J, Sokol NA, Slawek D, Allen JA, Vallone DM, Healton CG. Depictions of tobacco use in 2007 broadcast television programming popular among U.S. youth. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 2011;165(2):147-151. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.276. 1 February 2011.


Glantz SA, Titus K, Mitchell S, Polansky JR, Kaufmann R. Smoking in top-grossing movies — United States, 1991-2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2010;59(32);1014-1017. 20 August 2010.
Viswanath K, Ackerson LK, Sorensen G, Gupta PC. Movies and TV influence tobacco use in India: Findings from a national survey. PLOS ONE. 2010;5(6):e11365. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011365. 29 June 2010.
Shadel WG, Martino SC, Haviland A, Setodji C, Primack BA. Smoking motives in movies are important for understanding adolescent smoking: A preliminary investigation. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2010;12(8):850-854. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntq099. 24 June 2010.
Anderson SJ, Millett C, Polansky JR, Glantz SA. Exposure to smoking in movies among British adolescents 2001-2006. Tobacco Control. 2010;19:197-200. doi:10.1136/tc.2009.034991. 1 June 2010.
Lyons A, McNeill A, Chen Y, Britton J. Tobacco and tobacco branding in films most popular in the UK from 1989 to 2008. Thorax. 2010;65:417-422. doi:10.1136/thx.2009.130716. 1 May 2010.
Jamieson PE, Romer D. Trends in US movie tobacco portrayal since 1950: A historical analysis. Tobacco Control. 2010;19:179-184. doi:10.1136/tc.2009.034736. 1 April 2010.


Tickle JJ, Beach ML, Dalton MA. Tobacco, alcohol and other risk behaviors in film: How well do MPAA ratings distinguish content?. Journal of Health Communication. 2009;14(8):756-67. doi:10.1080/10810730903295567. 21 December 2009.
Harakeh Z, Engels RCME, Vohs K, van Baaren R, Sargent JD. Exposure to movie smoking, antismoking ads, and smoking intensity: An experimental study with a factorial design. Tobacco Control. 2010;19:185-190. doi:10.1136/tc.2009.030684. 11 December 2009.
Thrasher JF, Sargent JD, Huang L, Arillo-Santillán E, Dorantes-Alonso A, Pérez-Hernández R. Does film smoking promote youth smoking in middle-income countries?: A longitudinal study among Mexican adolescents. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2009;18:3444-3450. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-09-0883. 3 December 2009.