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College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds

(11/18/2013)

College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds
HealthDay News
November 18, 2013

The influence of just one cigarette ad can last for seven days and increases the risk of smoking among college students, according to a new study. "We were surprised how long the influence of pro-smoking messages lasted," study co-author Steven Martino, a psychologist at the RAND Corporation, said in a news release from the nonprofit research organization. "The results suggest that positive media messages about smoking are likely to influence behavior even if opportunities to smoke occur infrequently," he noted.

View the full article here: http://consumer.healthday.com/mental-health-information-25/behavior-health-news-56/smoking-ads-j-of-ah-rand-release-batch-1024-682221.html


Keywords: college, students, cigarette, ads, study



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