South Korea issues new guidelines: Media should reduce smoking-related content

South Korea issues new guidelines: Media should reduce smoking-related content

According to a report by Korean media mbn on December 22, the Ministry of Health and Welfare of South Korea and the Korea Institute of Health Promotion and Development issued a new media production and broadcasting guideline, aiming to enable media such as TV stations and YouTube to Able to reduce the display and description of smoking-related content on your own.

The new guidelines released this time hope to better protect children and teenagers and control their exposure to smoking scenes and images. The guidelines clearly stipulate that when producing content, media must try to avoid encouragement or inducement to smoking, as well as positive depictions of smoking; celebrities, children and teenagers should not be depicted smoking, and cigarette brands and company names should not be mentioned. , and nicknames and slang for smoking.


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