Youth smoking and the media

Lead researcher

Professor Melanie Wakefield

Years funded

Publications: **Clegg Smith K, Wakefield M. Newspaper coverage of youth and tobacco: implications for public health. Health Communication 2006; 19(1): 19-28. **Biener L, Reimer RL, Wakefield M, Szczypka G, Rigotti NA, Connolly G. Impact of smoking cessation aids and mass media among recent quitters. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2006; 30(3): 217-224. **Hyland A, Wakefield M, Higbee C, Szczypka G, Cummings KM. Anti-tobacco television advertising and indicators of smoking cessation in adults: a cohort study. Health Education Research 2006; 21(3): 348-354. **Wakefield M, Terry-McElrath Y, Emery S, Saffer H, Chaloupka FJ, Szczypka G, Flay B, O’Malley PM, Johnston LD. Effect of televised, tobacco company-funded smoking prevention advertising on youth smoking-related beliefs, intentions, and behavior. American Journal of Public Health 2006; 96(12): 2154-2160. **Patton GC, Coffey C, Carlin JB, Sawyer SM, Wakefield M. Teen smokers reach their mid twenties. Journal of Adolescent Health 2006; 39: 214-220. **Ross H, Chaloupka F, Wakefield M. Youth smoking uptake progress: price and public policy effects. Eastern Economic Journal 2006; 32(2): 355-367.


US colleagues

Funding Body

US National Cancer Institute