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Tobacco Code Book

Tobacco Code Book

Definition of Tobacco Content

The mention of anything tobacco-related, including brands, logos, slang (drag, fags, stogies, etc) or paraphernalia (ashtrays, butts, etc) as well as direct or implied tobacco consumption.

Scale used to Code Explicitness of Tobacco Portrayal

1 = General reference, observation, or figurative speech about tobacco and/or tobacco paraphernalia
Watching the days burning out like a cigarette, just a few drags to go
2 = Tobacco use is implied
The landlord’s at the door and there’s dried beer and cigarette butts on the floor 
Now my clothes smell like cigarettes / But I don’t smoke at all / You would never know
I’m gonna lose my baby / so I always keep a bottle near
3 = Tobacco use is described
Early in the morning, risin’ to the street / Light me up that cigarette and I strap shoes on my feet
I’m so tired, I’m feeling so upset / although I’m so tired I’ll have another cigarette/