Is the Label “not Recommended for Children” a Deterrent or Dangerous Attraction for Teenagers?

@inproceedings{Goldman2018IsTL,
  title={Is the Label “not Recommended for Children” a Deterrent or Dangerous Attraction for Teenagers?},
  author={Jonathan Goldman},
  year={2018}
}
Purpose: Age restriction labels such as “not recommended for use in minors” began with cigarettes in 1966 in and now are found on many products that have been deemed by either the FDA or the manufacturer themselves as being unsafe for minor use. It is unclear whether these labels are acknowledged by adolescents, and if so, are they considered a deterrent or an enticement. Methods: To examine this, 150 adolescents (14-17 age range) attending an upper socioeconomic suburban high school were given… CONTINUE READING

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