How Cigarette Advertisements Influence Teens Each year, tobacco companies spend billions of dollars to promote their products, including electronic cigarettes that are especially popular with young people. Research shows these advertisements reach, and strongly influence, children and teens. Many teens who try smoking don’t stop. In fact. Jan 13, 2011 · Cigarette Ads a Powerful Lure for Teen Smoking The teens were asked how often they had seen the ads and if they could recall the brand name. Author: Bill Hendrick.
Of all participants, 277 started smoking during the study time period. The initiation of smoking was significantly associated with the number of times each adolescent recalled seeing the cigarette ads. Nineteen percent of teens in the high cigarette ad recall group started smoking compared to 10% in the low cigarette ad exposure group. Feb 12, 2009 · Tobacco Companies Targeting Teens, Study Says. Marketing aims to get them to smoke and choose certain brands, experts note. Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. The facts and conclusions presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. And "More information" links may no longer work.Author: Steven Reinberg.
Smoking in the Media – The Influence on Children. Many young people know smoking is not healthy but still think it's cool. A big reason for this is the media. Tobacco and e-cigarette companies spend billions of dollars every year promoting their products at stores, in magazines, and online. Help to keep your teens from starting smoking. How the tobbacco companies target teens. If there was ever a question about tobacco companies targeting teens, it should be noted that 78% of middle school teens and 87% of high school teens prefer Marlboro, Camel, or Newport brands.