Hollywood's Golden Era Permeated by Tobacco Money

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Hollywood's Golden Era Permeated by Tobacco Money

MedpageToday 25-Sep-2009
Behind the glamorous classic-film images of movie stars with cigarette in hand or dangling between the lips were advertising agreements worth millions in today's dollars, researchers found.
These deals between tobacco companies and the studios that had the stars under contract continue to influence smoking in movies, reported Stanton Glantz, Ph.D., of the University of California San Francisco, and colleagues online in Tobacco Control.
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