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Tobacco in culture: The renormalization and glamorization of smoking

Over the past several years, we’ve experienced a pervasive re-emergence of smoking imagery that is glamorizing and renormalizing a deadly habit to millions of impressionable young people. Research shows that higher exposure to smoking in movies makes yout
You Tube
added Jun 19, 2018 02:48
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what can streaming services do about exposing youth to on-screen smoking?

Following “While You Were Streaming,” Truth Initiative convened public health experts, entertainment industry professionals and youth at its most recent Kenneth E. Warner Series to discuss the impact of tobacco imagery in culture. The panel explored why t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 19, 2018 02:42
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senators urge mpaa to assign r rating to movies with smoking

“If you’re going to have tobacco imagery, also support our cause as well,” said Edward Rogers, a tobacco prevention advocate for Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana, one of the Reinvent the Reel grantees. “All we’re asking is to apply an R rating
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:28
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why is smoking still being glamorized in media and pop culture?

“We’ve really shut down all the avenues where tobacco companies can advertise...It’s just natural that with all the other channels getting shut down for them to market, this is one of the last bastions for them to reach consumers — to reach those replacem
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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GLANTZ: California Senate advances resolution calling on MPAA to R-rate smoking films

SCR 143, authored by Senator Richard Pan, urges the major motion picture companies and their trade association, the Motion Picture Association of America, to give an “R” (Restricted) rating to any new film designed for viewing by children or teenagers t
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jun 7, 2018 23:34
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Senate Democrats aim to eliminate tobacco imagery in movies

Some Democratic senators are encouraging the new head of the Motion Picture Association of America to ensure “responsible” practices when it comes to displaying use of tobacco in films – a plea they believe will stop young people from taking up smoking.
ABC News
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
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GLANTZ: Seven US Senators call on MPAA "to take additional actions to prevent youth smoking initiation”

calling on the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to take action to reduce youth exposure to smoking imagery, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-rated movies and ensure responsible and consistent practices in rating youth movies with tob
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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Letter from 7 US Senators to Charles Rivkin Chairman and CEO Motion Picture Association of America (PDF)

we respectfully request that, by June 22, 2018, MPAA provide written answers to the following questions: What steps will MPAA take to ensure responsible and consistent practices and reduce tobacco depictions, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-ra
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 00:44
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AHA: Hollywood Silent on Request to Give R Rating to Movies With Smoking

The silent film era ended nearly a century ago, but Hollywood is still mute when it comes to demands to change its rating system to award an R rating to most movies that feature tobacco. Last August, the American Heart Association and 16 other health and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 2, 2018 00:08
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Hollywood silent on request to give R rating to movies with smoking

[AHA] and 16 other health and medical groups bought trade ads and sent a letter to the six major movie studios...Walt Disney Studios announced it was ending smoking in all its youth-rated movies. Still, onscreen smoking persists at the other five studios
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Jun 1, 2018 15:03
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