Why was tobacco advertising banned from tv?

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Noemie Ryan asked a question: Why was tobacco advertising banned from tv?
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Date created: Wed, May 12, 2021 6:13 PM
Date updated: Mon, Aug 1, 2022 9:36 PM

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  • In 1965 due to pressure concerning the health risks of smoking after a study funded by Cancer Research UK in 1958 linking smoking with lung cancer, the UK introduced a ban on tobacco advertising on TV. In just 15 years the smoking rates went down from 55% to 42% in men and 42% to 35% in women. (source)

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