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Hollywood casts e-cigarette as film baddie ($$)

Michael Shannon..., who stars as a corrupt estate agent in 99 Homes, which had its premiere last night at the Venice Film Festival, said that his e-cigarette was a formative part of his character. The prop was suggested by Ramin Bahrani, the film’s direct
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:48

[Asia] How former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg plans to get India to stop smoking

the identical ad is also available in Russian, played on Bangladeshi televisions in Bengali and dubbed in English with an Australian accent. These advertisements are party of several global campaigns run by the World Lung Foundation, an organisation th (in)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:35

[Australia] Drive with Tim Cox: Time to say goodbye to smoking in films?

But would it work? Simon Chapman, a Professor of Public Health with the University of Sydney, joined the program.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:06

[India, USA] CHAPMAN: Why smoking shouldn’t give movies an automatic R rating

There are many overtly and subtly negative treatments of smoking in movies and television that are probably contributing to the decay of smoking’s former status. This compilation from the globally massively popular Friends TV series is illustrative.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:12

Anti-Smoking PSA Slams Stars as the "Face of Big Tobacco:" Fair or Foul?

goes on to label such celebrities as Rihanna, Robert Pattinson and Lady Gaga as “unpaid tobacco” spokespeople. "They’re the new face of big tobacco, and they don’t even know it,” reads the video.
The Hollywood Gossip
added Aug 25, 2014 17:10

Smoking in the Movies / Youth and Young Adult Data Fact Sheets 

Giving an R rating to future movies with smoking would be expected to reduce the number of teen smokers by nearly 1 in 5...The data show that individual movie company policies alone have not been shown to be efficient at minimizing smoking in movies. Stud
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 24, 2014 13:14

CDC: R-rating movies with smoking would save a million kids lives

The CDC today updated its official fact sheet on smoking in movies. Among many other important things, it says: "Giving an R rating to future movies with smoking would be expected to reduce the number of teen smokers by nearly 1 in 5 (18%) and prevent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 24, 2014 13:07

[India] Om Puri quits smoking after mouth surgery

A cancer scare caused by an intimidating white patch in his mouth had all of actor Om Puri's friends and well-wishers worried after the report of the physical irregularity was out. But after a recent mouth surgery, he is fine and says he has kicked the b
Bollywood Life (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:19

Q. and A. With Stuart Elliott

Q. There’s a scene in one of my favorite movies, “L.A. Confidential,” which is set in 1953, featuring a suspenseful shoot-out in an apartment. During the scene, a vintage Chesterfield cigarette commercial, in glorious black and white, plays on a TV set. (
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2014 12:41

[Asia, India] No more statutory warning messages for smoking and drinking in Malayalam films

with limited police force and lacking legislation regarding the issue, it's difficult to get a handle of. Rich Marianos, a retired A-T-F agent, says that the new tobacco road stretches all across the Eastern Seaboard.
Times of India
added Aug 16, 2014 21:22
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