New findings from research in the February 2011 Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine shows that substantial amounts of tobacco images are present in television programming popular among youth. Panelists addressed why images of smoking in movies, media and television have a profound effect on youth smoking initiation and discussed what public health, policy leaders and the entertainment industry can do together to avert tobacco-related disease and death through responsible depictions of smoking in media.

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    A discussion about the impact of tobacco images on television featuring thoughtleaders in the field.

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