Smoke-Free Movies

Smoking imagery in movies glamorizes and normalizes tobacco use. The Surgeon General identifies smoking in movies as an influence on youth smoking.

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Reality Check youth work to build support for an R-rating in movies that depict tobacco use by:

  • Educating the public
  • Building local support
  • Engaging local cinema owners
  • Mobilizing parents, community members & youth to advocate with the MPAA