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Should Movies Showing People Smoking Be Rated-R?

Gildemeister, head of research operations for the Parents Television Council... said that although it's "laudable" that people and filmmakers are concerned about the negative influence that tobacco use in movies has on children, it seems as though there i
Christian Post
added Jul 20, 2017 16:50
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Why Smoking in Films Harms Children

“Keeping smoking onscreen is like putting arsenic in the popcorn,” Dr. Glantz said. The new study “shows they’ve taken half of the arsenic out,” he said. “Now they need to take the rest out.”
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:56
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A new CDC report could reignite the debate over Hollywood's influence on teen tobacco use

Shifts in the way we consume tobacco are keeping the habit alive onscreen and raising concerns over public health — especially for teens The CDC cast a wide net for how it defines tobacco use in its July 7 report, counting any incidents that feature ciga
Vox Media
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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Sarah Silverman A Match For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’

is set to play Gladys Heldman. She was the founder of World Tennis magazine; she supported Billie Jean King and other female players who formed the Virginia Slims Tour in the early 1970s that was the precursor of today’s WTA Tour. She is a member of the I
Deadline Hollywood
added Jul 11, 2017 18:44
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Full Film

During her professional tennis career, King won 39 Grand Slam titles, helped form the Virginia Slims Series (pre-cursor to WTA Tour), founded the Women’s Sports Foundation and Women’s Sports magazine, and co-founded World TeamTennis (WTT).
PBS
added Jul 11, 2017 17:34
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Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows

The increase was especially large among top-grossing movies with R ratings, which saw a 90 percent rise in tobacco-use imagery, though researchers noted with special concern that movies rated PG-13 also saw a sizable increase: 43 percent. That, they said
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 17:08
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Dramatic Spike of Smoking Scenes Found in Current Youth Films: UCSF Study

In today’s film industry, smoking is hidden beyond the obvious cigar or cigarette. The study had to include a number of other popular devices such as pipes, electronic cigarettes and hookah. Although smoking is found in a large portion of movies, a more
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Jul 10, 2017 16:58
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Wonder Woman (2017)

Incident bracket: 1-9 / Tobacco impressions: 321,957,459 / Perceived messages about tobacco Relaxation... / Cigarette Overall perceived message: Pro-tobacco / Lung score: Dark Gray
Scenesmoking.org (ALA-Emigrant Trails, CA)
added Jul 10, 2017 16:05
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Tobacco use jumps 80% in top-grossing movies

The data from the new report were taken from Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down!, a project of the nonprofit Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails. Since 1991, the organization has collected data on tobacco use by counting the number of times a tobacco pr
CNN
added Jul 10, 2017 16:01
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A Parisienne Patsy who'll make you laugh - and cry: The Midwife is witty, gentle and loving Sister act packing a real punch

Catherine Deneuve as a ripe, irresistible, smoking, boozing, joyfully raddled character reminiscent of Patsy in Ab-Fab.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:40
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