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[California] Movie Ratings Are Not Protected By First Amendment, Court Told

"The complaint raises no question of artistic freedom or of defendants' right to participate in public debate," states plaintiffs' newest memo. "Instead this lawsuit deals with quotidian issues of false labeling and advertising. The complaint asserts tha
Hollywood Reporter
added Jul 18, 2016 18:01
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[California] Film Ratings Aren't Protected Speech, Father Says

Rather, the ratings are “quintessential commercial speech” subject to the consumer protection, false advertising and traditional tort claims raised in the proposed class action, the father argued. The groups and the studios are certainly entitled to Firs
Law360
added Jul 18, 2016 17:37
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Tobacco product placement and its reporting to the Federal Trade Commission [FREE FULL TEXT]

However, the discrepancies identified in this memorandum, both before and after 1988, along with the persistence of tobacco imagery and brand display on screen, suggest that FTC needs to be more aggressive in enforcing reporting of tobacco product placeme
eScholarship
added Jul 15, 2016 02:52
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Tobacco companies only reported about half their product placement in movies to FTC

This information illustrates the need for the FTC (and FDA) to act to at the very least ensure accurate reporting and to make sure that movies (and other entertainment media like video games) are not being used to engage in subliminal advertising for tob
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:47
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VIDEO: STUFF THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW: Edward Bernays, Part 1

Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 14, 2016 17:00
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House Appropriations Committee Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

voted to slash funding for the CDC’s highly successful and cost-effective programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit... Why in the world would Congress want to cut back a program with such a strong track record of saving lives and money?
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2016 14:01
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[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco giant accused of tricks to hook children

Anti-smoking campaigners have urged the government of Aung San Suu Kyi to crack down on British American Tobacco in Burma...accused of offering “kiddie packs” of four cigarettes, promoting and selling its cigarettes near schools, sponsoring music events
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:26
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[New Zealand] Accepting charity from tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries risky business

In a new book, Auckland University's Professor Peter Adams has taken a close look at the Moral Jeopardy of accepting charitable profits from the three industries. He said the donations enable legitimacy and a range of chains of influence.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:12
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[New York] 'Seen enough' effort takes on tobacco marketing

“Studies have shown the last few years that about 75 percent of teens visit convenience stores at least (once) a week...Tobacco-Free GLOW, an anti-cigarette advocacy group affiliated with New York’s Department of Health, is in the midst of an advertising
Livingston County (NY) News
added Jul 13, 2016 18:22
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[New York] Sopranos Star To Host Cigar Party At Resorts World

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) will host Cigars under the Stars by Arthur Avenue Cigars on Friday, July 15 at 8 p.m. on the Outside Deck Lounge, located on the 3rd floor Central Park Event Space...special guest – “Sopranos” star Vincent Pastore
Queens (NY) Gazette
added Jul 13, 2016 18:08
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