SLAC Colloquium Series

SLAC Colloquium Series
 

 

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Tobacco and the Movies

Date: 9/19/2005

Professor Stanton Glantz
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, UCSF

America's leading health organizations agree. Smoking on screen is the #1 recruiter of new adolescent smokers in the United States - 390,000 kids a year, of whom 120,000 will die from tobacco-caused diseases. That's more Americans than die from drunk driving, criminal violence, illicit drugs, and HIV/AIDS combined.

Why does Hollywood still promote smoking? Is it corrupt? Or stupid?

Are Hollywood studios - and the giant companies that won them- paid to push smoking? or are they dong Big Tobacco's dirty work for free? You decide. This talk will rip open secret industry documents, name names, and tell you how to protect your family and your community against the deadliest assualy on a generation. Get the facts from Dr.Stanton Glantz, Professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and anti-tobacco researcher.

Last update: October 03, 2013