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Smoke Screen

By John Swartzberg, M.D., Chair, Wellness Letter Editorial Board

I’m a big film fan—and if you’re like me, you’ve watched a record-number of movies at home during the Covid-19 pandemic. But I’m not a fan of seeing actors in films lighting up cigarettes or using tobacco in other ways onscreen.

Sure, the stars of the Golden Age of Holly...

* The analysis covers 2010 to 2018, and there is no additional information about screen depictions of smoking from 2019 onward.

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