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WHO - Press Conference: Launch of the WHO Smoke-Free Movies Report (Geneva, 28 January 2016)
28 Jan 2016 -  WHO/OMS

Subject: Launch of the WHO Smoke-Free Movies Report.
Films showing tobacco consumption play a major role in influencing many people, especially the young, to start smoking cigarettes and other similar deadly products. The new WHO Smoke-Free Movies Report describes the film industry’s influence on tobacco consumption and calls for actions to curb the powerful impact that movies can have on promoting this deadly habit among children and adolescents.

Speaker: Dr Armando Peruga, Coordinator, WHO Tobacco Free Initiative.