AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS PUBLISH POLICY STATEMENT, “CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, AND THE MEDIA”

In the policy statement, “Children, Adolescents, Substance Abuse, and the Media”, recently released by the American Academy of Pediatrics, urges the federal government to pass stricter laws limiting tobacco ads in all media accessible to children. The 11 page report encourages the entertainment industry to take active measures to counteract the glamorization of tobacco use in order to lessen the number of young smokers.

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