Netflix to cut back on depictions of smoking


(WIVB) — Netflix says it will cut back on depictions of smoking in its productions after a report from an anti-smoking group.

The report found there was a 44 percent increase in smoking depictions in the second season of “Stranger Things.”

It also found other Netflix shows that were popular among young people showed more smoking and use of tobacco products in recent seasons.

Netflix will also start including smoking information as a part of its ratings.

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