A project of the Smokefree Movies Action Network Screen Out! A guide to smoking, movies & children’s health THIS PROJECT ENDORSED BY What’s it really all about? What’s it all about? 87% of R-rated movies show tobacco 75% of PG-13 movies… 40% of G and PG movies…
Experts estimate that movies influence 390,000 teens to start smoking each year…
Resulting in a projected 120,000 deaths.
When R-rating clears smoking out of youth-rated movies, it should significantly reduce kids’ harmful exposure AND smoking initiation
Saving more than one third of these lives each year.
These three companies can help save 60,000 lives a year by pressuring the MPAA
MOTION PICTURE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MPAA)