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[Canada] Based on a True Story: Children and Youth Exposed to Smoking in Movies

On the opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival, youth activists from across Ontario will stage a demonstration march through downtown Toronto calling for youth-rated movies to be tobacco-free.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2016 19:46

[Africa, South Africa] A Billion Lives wins award at Jozi Film Festival

winning Best International Documentary Film: A Billion Lives....a billion people will die this century from smoking...It addresses questions about both smoking and vaping...--Adapted from a press release
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:29

STOLTZ: If You Build A Censorship Machine, They Will Come

MPAA is right. The First Amendment generally prohibits using legal processes to regulate the opinions expressed by others, no matter how noble the purpose. In fact, the slippery slope of censorship is one of the primary reasons why courts and legislature
Electronic Frontier Foundation
added Sep 21, 2016 01:27

[California] Studios Focus on Opinionated Nature of Movie Ratings in Smoking-in-Films Lawsuit

The Motion Picture Association of America is offering a full-throated defense that movie ratings are protected under the First Amendment. On Thursday, the trade association and their member studios discussed in a court brief the way that ratings are regi
Hollywood Reporter
added Sep 17, 2016 15:24

DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA, Aug 15-16, 2016

Brief re 47 Stipulation and Order,, Terminate Motions,, Set Deadlines/Hearings, Defendants’ Reply . . . Request for Judicial Notice re 48 Brief,, Defendants Supplemental Request For Judicial Notice In Support Of 1 Special Motion To Strike Pursuant To Cali
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 16, 2016 21:33

VIDEO: A Billion Lives - Official Trailer (4K UltraHD)

one of the most contentious health debates in the history of public health is raging among smokers and former smokers who use vapor technology, government regulators who benefit from cigarette sales, and the powerful pharmaceutical industry. It’s the m
You Tube
added Sep 15, 2016 23:12

Tugg And Gathr Face Competition From A New Cinema-On-Demand Platform

Another new title is A Billion Lives, Aaron Biebert’s documentary about the raging debate over the vapor technology which doctors, scientists and major international health bodies hope will save the lives...Doepel and his team are releasing the film wor
added Sep 15, 2016 23:10

GLANTZ: First-ever R-rating for smoking goes to the wrong film?

The MPAA and the major studios that control it appear to be doing everything with their film ratings except protect young audiences from tobacco. They can so easily save a million lives. What could be worth more to them than that?
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:54

With a loophole this large, does Disney have an effective policy to keep smoking out of its movies?

a firm policy about on-screen smoking, except for DreamWorks movies carrying its Touchstone label...The Light Between Oceans becomes the sixth PG-13 DreamWorks film with smoking Disney has released in the last five years (Disney film list). And there's n
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2016 02:51

Smoking in movies and smoking initiation in adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis

The cross-sectional association between young people reporting having seen smoking imagery in films and smoking status is greater than the prospective association. Both associations are substantial, but it is not clear whether or not they are causal.
added Sep 9, 2016 15:37
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