Exposure to Onscreen Tobacco in Movies among Ontario Youth


This webinar is presented by the Program Training & Consultation Centre (PTCC) in collaboration with the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU). 

Guest Presenters:

  • Robert Schwartz, Executive Director of OTRU and Associate Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Andrea Kita, Central West Tobacco Control Area Network Coordinator and Co-chair of the Ontario Coalition of Smoke Free Movies

In this webinar, the presenters discuss the association between exposure to onscreen tobacco in movies and tobacco use behaviour among youth. Examining current evidence on this issue, the webinar highlights tobacco control initiatives undertaken at the local level and how Ontario-based evidence can inform local planning and program development.

Date of Resource:2014/10/07
Target Audience:Public health practitioners and policy makers working in comprehensive tobacco control, particularly those interested in tobacco use prevention among youth and young adults.
Topic:Smoke-free movies, tobacco use prevention among youth and young adults

The following resources were created for the webinar, "Exposure to Onscreen Tobacco in Movies among Ontario Youth," held on October 8, 2014.

File Type File Size
Webinar Presentation Slides - October 8 2014

1.61 MB
Webinar Audio Recording - October 8 2014
Audio6.13 MB
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