Smoking stars influence teen girls, study finds
By André Picard
Public Health Reporter
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - Page A19
Teen girls' propensity for swooning over movie stars may cause a lot more long-term damage than the marks left by the cheesy pinups on their bedroom walls.
New research suggests that being star-struck can be bad for their health, as they tend to take up smoking to emulate their Hollywood heartthrobs.