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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Health ministry studying effects of on-screen smoking

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday it had begun the 80 million won study, which will be continue until Nov. 30. The results of the study are expected to determine regulations on smoking scenes in films. Measures are expected to include ra
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:01

Macnab: Why giving films with smoking an adult rating would threaten an essential prop

There may be sound reasons behind the WHO's argument – but smoking is often integral to characters and the make-believe world of the movies, they were part of the mise-en-scène. Take them away and you’d be removing what used to be a vital
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:53

Prop master reveals what actors smoke and snort in movies

When a Reddit user posted on the Explain Like I’m Five board asking if people actually smoked or used drugs in films, nuggets of trivia about movie drug use came in thick and fast. One commenter pointed out that Kevin Smith was a non-smoker prior to fil
Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:46

[UK] PRITCHETT: Without smoking in films, I'll totally lose the plot

don’t trust anyone inhaling deeply – except, of course, if it’s a Fifties detective in a trilby. And an overflowing ashtray is a clear indicator of an obsessive loner. Keep your eye on him. A pipe smoker was once a decent sort, but not any more. Don’t tru
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:05

[UK] Smoking advert to be played before every film at Barnsley cinema in February

The Breathe 2025 promotional advert will be played at Barnsley’s Parkway Cinema before every film in February. It has been launched to inspire children to grow up smoke free and protected from harms caused by tobacco.
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:02
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MTRCB urged to rate films with smoking scenes

A group of health advocates, composed mainly by cancer survivors, yesterday urged the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to heed the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) call to rate movies that show people smoking cigarettes.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:54

PETER HITCHENS: Go ahead and vote Out... but we'll NEVER leave the EU

I completely agree with moves to stop people smoking in Hollywood films. It is worth billions in free advertising to Big Tobacco...But people died (horribly) from doing just that. Humphrey Bogart was one ... the link between cigarettes and glamour is a b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:51

DOHERTY: World Health Organization: No Kids Should See Films That Show Smoking

World Health Organization is fighting to bar children from seeing smoking in films without a guardian. As far as Zika virus goes, there is plenty of international coordinating to do.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 4, 2016 20:40

[Illinois] PHILLIPS: Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless

And there can never be a vaping equivalent to the line in "Sweet Smell of Success" spit out, like a threat, by Burt Lancaster as he quietly humiliates Tony Curtis with three little words: "Match me, Sidney."
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 4, 2016 20:28

[California] GLANTZ: Thanks to ALA Oscars will be smokefree (including e-cigs)

the Dolby Theater where the Oscars are held announced that their ceremony would be smokefree, including e-cigarettes There is still no official confirmation from the Academy itself.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:02
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