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How can movies influence the appeal of smoking to kids?

Michele Borba
Psychology
A survey of 6,522 U.S. adolescents, found that those at low risk to begin smoking are strongly influenced by those “bad guys” smoking in movies. Watch those movie ratings, and restrict your kid from especially R-rated ones, which tend to have more smoking. Even then talk to your kids about what they are watching to try and stop them from starting this habit. Point out the negatives!

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