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Tobacco use in popular movies during the past decade
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    Smoking in Movies is Up Compared to 1980s

    Mekemson, et al. [1] present a thorough study of the presentation of smoking in the top 50 grossing movies each year from mid-1991 to mid-2001 that concludes that the levels of smoking was either constant or decreased slightly. (The small, but significant, drop with time they report may be the result of the fact that the smoking was much higher than average at their first data point, 1991-92, making it a leverage point).

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