Recent

policy research publications

Tynan MA, Polansky JR, Driscoll D, Garcia C, Glantz SA (2019) Tobacco use in top-grossing movies — United States, 2010-2018. MMWR 68(43);974-978.

Polansky JR, Driscoll D, Garcia C, Glantz SA (2019) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2018. UCSF CTCRE.

Polansky JR, Modisette D, Garcia C, Glantz SA (2018) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2017. UCSF CTCRE.

 

Tynan MA, Polansky JR, Titus K, Atayeva R, Glantz SA (2017) Tobacco use in top-grossing movies — United States, 2010-2016. MMWR 66(26): 681-686

Polansky JR, Titus K, Atayeva R, Glantz SA (2017) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2016. UCSF CTCRE.

Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2016) Tobacco product placement and its reporting to the Federal Trade Commission. UCSF CTCRE.

(Contributor) World Health Organization (2016) Smoke-free movies: from evidence to action (3rd Edition). World Health Organization, Tobacco Free Initiative. Geneva, Switzerland.

Polansky JR, Titus K, Atayeva R, Glantz SA (2016) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2015. UCSF CTCRE.

Polansky JR, Titus K, Atayeva R, Glantz SA (2015) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2014. UCSF CTCRE.

Polansky JR, Titus K, Lanning N, Glantz SA (2014) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2013. UCSF CTCRE.

Polansky JR, Titus K, Lanning N, Glantz SA (2013) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2012. UCSF CTCRE.

Glantz SA, Iaccopucci A, Titus K, Polansky JR (2012) Smoking in top-grossing US movies, 2011. Preventing Chronic Disease 9:120170.

Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2012) California film subsidies and on-screen smoking: Resolving the policy conflict. UCSF CTCRE.

Millett C, Hanewinkel R, Britton J, Florek E, Faggiano F, Ness A, McKee M, Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2012) European governments should stop subsidizing films with tobacco imagery. European Journal of Public Health 22(2): 167-8.

Glantz SA, Polansky JR (2011) Movies with smoking make less money. Tobacco Control. 2011 OnlineFirst.

(Contributor) World Health Organization (2011) Smoke-free movies: from evidence to action (2nd Edition). World Health Organization, Tobacco Free Initiative. Geneva, Switzerland.

Millett C, Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2011) Government inaction on ratings and government subsidies to the US film industry help promote youth smoking. PLoS Medicine 8(8): e1001077.

Glantz SA, Mitchell S, Titus K, Polansky JR, Kaufman R, Bauer U (2011) Smoking in top-grossing movies - United States, 2010. MMWR 60(27): 909-913.

Polansky JR (2010) Tobacco Vector: How American movies, Canadian film subsidies and provincial rating practices will kill 43,000 Canadian teens alive today - and what Canadian governments can do about it. Physicians for Smoke-Free Canada.

Glantz SA, Titus K, Mitchell S, Polansky JR, Kaufmann R (2010) Smoking in top-grossing movies - United States, 1991-2009. MMWR 59(32): 1014-1017. 

Polansky JR, Mitchell S, Glantz SA (2010) Film-Flam: How MPAA/NATO movie labels hide the biggest media risk to kids. UCSF CTCRE. 

Anderson SJ, Millett C, Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2010) Exposure to smoking in movies among British adolescents 2001-2006. Tobacco Control 19: 197-200.

 

Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2009) Taxpayer subsidies for US films with tobacco imagery. UCSF CTCRE.

Polansky JR, Titus K, Glantz SA (2009) Two years later: Are MPAA's tobacco labels protecting movie audiences? UCSF CTCRE.

Titus K, Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2009) Smoking presentation trends in US movies, 1991-2008. UCSF CTCRE.

(Contributor) World Health Organization (2009) Smoke-free movies: from evidence to action. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Lum KL, Polansky JR, Jackler RK., Glantz SA (2008) Signed, Sealed and Delivered: Big Tobacco in Hollywood, 1927-1951. Tobacco Control 17: 313-323.


Polansky JR, Glantz SA (2007) First-run smoking presentations in U.S. movies, 1999-2006. UCSF CTCRE.