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2013-05-28 15:34:23

An analysis of top box-office movies released in the United States indicated tobacco brand producer placements in movies have declined since implementation of the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), but alcohol placements, which are subject only to industry self-regulation, have increased in movies rated acceptable for youth audiences, according to a study published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. There is growing evidence that movies influence substance use...

Kids May Be Affected By Alcohol Scenes In Movies
2013-05-28 15:31:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While American children are seeing less tobacco use in the movies these days, they´re also more likely watching alcohol consumption in those same films, according to new research in JAMA Pediatrics. The study explicitly showed the success of passing restrictions on the film industry, the study authors said, referring to regulations placed on tobacco images but not on alcohol. "In order to be effective, constraints on...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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