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27 September 2010

Kids see smoking, drinking in media

Despite severe restrictions on tobacco advertising, youths are still too often exposed to media depicting smoking and drinking in a favourable light.

Despite severe restrictions on tobacco advertising, youths are still too often exposed to media depicting smoking and drinking in a favourable light, according to one group of doctors.

The academy published the policy statement in its journal Paediatrics, which also recommended limiting alcohol advertising and exposure of children to PG-13 and R-rated movies.

 

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