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Major movie studios’ shareholders seek response to 1,000,000 deaths

shareholder advocacy organizations announced that they were filing shareholder resolutions ... “there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.” Shareholders were concerned tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:48

[UK] Merchants of Doubt — film review

charlatan scientists and scholars have been mobilised by the hand of oil or tobacco, this documentary’s villains, to retaliate against truth and true expertise — that cigarettes kill people ...Chastening; grimly funny; salutary
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:39

[UK] New Vype e-cigarette advertisement aims to demonstrate simplicity of vaping

a new advertisement, ‘Vaping made simple’, which focuses on the device itself, the Vype ePen. The ad will air on terrestrial and satellite tv, and in cinema on 15 December. It leads on the simplicity of Vype ePen, a product claimed to combine the performa
Retail Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:26

[Asia] China mulls smoking scene ban on screen

China's National Health and Family Planning Commission has proposed in a draft a fine up to 30,000 yuan for showing smoking scenes in TV programs and films. According to the draft, all cigarette brands and cigarette advertisements are to be banned from a (cn)
added Nov 28, 2014 03:56

[Asia, China] Media workers support smoking ban on screen

Renowned producer Yu Shengli, known for the hit television dramas Da Zhai Men and Legend of Bruce Lee, firmly supported the decision. "Banning smoking on screen is a necessary step towards a modern society. It is putting emphasis on our environment, on (cn)
added Nov 28, 2014 03:47

VIDEO: China mulls tougher tobacco controls

China is mulling a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion of tobacco products, according to a draft regulation on Monday. The draft, published on the legislative affairs office of the State Council website, pending public cons
China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:01

China media: Public smoking ban

Papers welcome a proposed nation-wide ban on public smoking, while urging officials to tackle pollution problems. China has sought public opinion on its plans to prohibit tobacco advertising and ban smoking in public places, the Xinhua News Agency repor
BBC Online
added Nov 25, 2014 10:11

[HEADLINE] He’ll be addicted to nicotine before he’s ever heard of product placement.

sellers of electronic cigarettes are following Big Tobacco’s script. They’re acquiring movie industry endorsements and paying to put their brands in movies... That’s why every nicotine product in a film deserves an R-rating: cigars, cigarettes,
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Nov 24, 2014 04:00

[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Nation’s youth getting the message about deadly habit

This is especially impressive considering the pervasiveness of cigarettes in the movies and TV. The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool, is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:17

Toward a Truth That Defies Precision / Adapting Real-Life Events Like Klinghoffer’s Death

Still, “The Insider,” a terrific movie, grippingly demonstrated how complicated things can become when one powerful company, a major network, collides with another, a tobacco corporation.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 12:11
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