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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
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[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
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[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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BRIAN VINER: Censoring smoking in films would stub out the most smouldering scenes of all

There's a video on YouTube that purports to show a version of Casablanca, edited to cut out the smoking scenes to avoid having the film re-classified. It cuts from the famous map-of-Africa opening credits straight to 'The End' flashing up.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:57
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What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31
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[Asia, Mid-east] Films showing smoking scenes should get adult rating, says WHO, Oman health experts

Health experts in Oman have welcomed the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls on governments to introduce age-classified ratings for films with tobacco images to stop children from getting addicted to cigarettes and hookah.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:26
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[Europe, Germany] How essential are cigarettes in movies?

Does smoking on screen encourage young people to take up the habit? The WHO wants to ban tobacco from film. We take a look back at iconic classics that wouldn't have been quite the same without cigarettes.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:21
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[California] No vaping, Leo: Oscars bans smoking of any kind for its big night after DiCaprio was spotted puffing on an e-cigarette at the SAG Awards

While it is illegal to smoke vape pens in Los Angeles restaurants, bars and other public places, the prohibition does not include 'theatrical production sites'...unlike the Shrine Auditorium, were the SAG awards were held, Hollywood's famed Dolby Theatre
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 15:00
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MPAA gives new Coen Bros. film Hail Cesar! a "smoking" label then rates it for kids (PG-13)

has been rated “PG-13 for some suggestive content and smoking."...The MPAA began adding “smoking” descriptors – small-print labels – to its ratings of a small fraction of wide-release movies with tobacco imagery in 2007. Through 2014, 88 percent of top-gr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:55
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[Africa, South Africa] 'SA ahead of world in anti-tobacco film ratings'

the Film and Publication Board (FPB) in South Africa already considers this during its ratings... it has for a long time considered cigarette smoking and the use of substances before it applied an age rating to films. “It is not a new situation for the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:50
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