Teenage Girls Smoking Influenced By Britney Spears

The Western Mail reports smoking is reclaiming a “sophisticated” and “cool” reputation as pop idols such as and are snapped cigarette in hand, alarming doctors and anti-smoking activists who say the girls also turn to smoking to stay thin, risking their long-term health. “The big question is, where are these girls getting this information from, that smoking and being thin is cool?” anti-smoking pressure group ASH member Amanda Sandford asked. “The answer is, from the media they read and the films they watch – even the occasional photograph of a celebrity or super model smoking is enough to register in a young girl’s mind and she will consciously absorb that information.”

The story at walesonline.co.uk has since been removed.

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5 thoughts on “Teenage Girls Smoking Influenced By Britney Spears

  1. pao says:

    I think that Britney has nothing to do with these girls smoking or doing other things that are wrong. the parents should be more involved with their kids and stop blaming the media!!

  2. cao says:

    come on now every one can say well this person got me to do it but its not true…

  3. Steve says:

    May our perfect heavenly father
    love smoking by transfiguring
    all discord into peace.

  4. Ecigs says:

    I have now switched to electronic cigarettes, and I strongly recommend that all of you do the same and stay happy by quitting the real smoking.

  5. Michelle Rodriguez says:

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