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Movies Trigger Young Adult Smokers to Light Up
Date:3/22/2010

New Study Shows Smoking in Movies Prompts Smokers to Immediately Smoke

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new and groundbreaking study to be published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine next week shows that young adult smokers will light up immediately after watching smoking in movies. The study is the first of its kind to directly link smoking scenes in movies to actual and immediate smoking behavior.

Researchers from the University of California San Francisco randomly assigned 100 cigarette smokers aged 18-25 to watch a movie montage composed with or without smoking scenes. The researchers then observed their behavior during a 10-minute break to see whether or not participants smoked. They found that smokers who watched the smoking scenes were more likely to smoke during the break. They were also three times more likely to smoke within 30 minutes of leaving the screening.

UCSF researchers Dikla Shmueli, Judith Prochaska and Stanton Glantz also found that people who had previously watched movies with higher levels of smoking were more likely to smoke during the break. These results held
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