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Tobacco

DEATH IN THE WEST
This video is a documentary and a complete expose' of the cigarette industry. It is the story of six real-life cowboys -all Marlboro Man prototypes-all dying of cigarette-related disease. (1980, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Young people/Adults

IN THE KNOW: TOBACCO, MARIJUANA AND ALCOHOL
This DVD reveals how these drugs harm users, disrupt families, damage society and kill more than 500,000 Americans a year. It also discusses neurotransmitters and other physiological changes that happen when marijuana is used. (2003, 23 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: REDUCING MINOR'S ACCESS TO TOBACCO
This video explains how to impact the community by offering solutions for access to tobacco. A broad-based group can design goals and objectives through media and educational campaigns. (1995, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Community groups

MEDICAL ASPECTS OF TOBACCO
The physical and emotional effects of tobacco are clearly demonstrated in this video by Dr. Max Schneider, M.D. You will also learn from kids who still smoke and from those smokers whose lives have been damaged forever by tobacco use. (1990, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Adult

POISONING YOUR CHILDREN: THE PERILS OF SECONDHAND SMOKE
The Surgeon General, a pediatrician and an environ-mental pollution expert all give testimony to make a convincing case against secondhand smoke. Real-life examples underline the seriousness of this health hazard. (1994, 12 Min.)
Selected Audience:   High School/College/Parents

SMOKESCREEN
Dave Goerlitz the former "Winston Man" delivers a powerful message that cigarette ads are deliberate deceptions and also aimed at kids. Some humor is used in this video. (1993, 26 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior/Senior high

SMOKIN SAM
Smokin' Sam, the All American star of a new roller hockey league sponsored by Trophy cigarettes, has a secret he doesn't want his fans to know - he smokes. Two clever eleven-year-old sleuths find out, and with a little help from the school nurse, a doctor and a friendly ad man, they decide to convince Smokin' Sam that he ought to quit. Will this information be enough to convince Smokin' Sam to quit smoking? Will he stand up to his sponsor and risk his career? Stay tuned for the thrilling conclusion to the best anti-smoking film available anywhere for middle school children. (1994, 24 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Grades 3-6

SMOKING: TRUTH OR DARE?***
Smoking: Truth or Dare?, is a powerful program that graphically demonstrates to teens who use tobacco exactly what this deadly habit is doing to them. The damage smoking or chewing tobacco does to their bodies is not just something intangible that they might have to face forty or more years down the road. (1998, 34 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Adults

TOBACCO FREE YOU AND ME
This video empowers children to speak up against tobacco use and second-hand smoke. Students at an elementary school analyze cigarette advertising aimed at children, discuss the dangers of second-hand smoke and smokeless tobacco, and suggest ideas young viewers can do. (1994, 19 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Grades 4-6

TOBACCO FREE YOUTH PROJECT
This video shows the press conference held during the pilot "Tobacco Free Youth" project, a meeting with a store manager and television news. (1988, 70 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Community groups/Health care providers

TROUBLE WITH TOBACCO, THE
This program explains why young people view smoking as appealing (advertising). The program then shows what smoking is really about. The expense of this addiction, many of the poisonous chemicals and the major diseases caused by tobacco use, including cancer, emphysema, heart disease and stroke. (1996, 14 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Pre-teens

YOUTH AND ELDERS: AGAINST TOBACCO USE
This video is a national town meeting via satellite on March 24, 1994. The video has strategies for making a difference. Students explain their issues, and the Surgeon General Reports new findings. (1994, 113 Min.)
Selected Audience:   School-based prevention/ Community groups