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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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[UK] Merchants of Doubt film exposes slick US industry behind climate denial

Kenner’s film is about deception and profiles many of the charming and always smiling professional deceivers who work for the tobacco, chemical, pharmaceutical, and fossil fuel...tobacco industry used media-friendly pseudo-experts, doctored ‘science’ stud
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 09:55
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[New York] Images That Dare You to Turn Away / The DOC NYC Film Festival Returns

“Merchants of Doubt”…analyzes the campaign by the fossil fuel industry...to sow...doubt about the scientific consensus…compares the industry’s strategies to those used by the tobacco companies in the 1970s to confuse the public over the dangers of smoking
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2014 11:46
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Out smoking on the big screen: tobacco use in LGBT movies, 2000–2011 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Viewers of movies with LGBT themes or characters are exposed, on average, to one depiction of tobacco use for every 15 min of movie run-time. As a major component of the entertainment media environment, movies may contribute to smoking among LGBT people.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2014 21:40
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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[Tennessee] Health department launches anti-tobacco billboard campaign

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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Doctors Want Hollywood to Cancel E-Cigs

The Pennsylvania Medical Society passed a resolution calling on the American Medical Association to lobby federal agencies to prohibit celebrity endorsements and product placement of electronic cigarettes. “Electronic cigarettes should not be on televis
Physicians News Digest
added Oct 30, 2014 23:19
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[India] I Started Smoking For Ithihasa: Anusree

Actress Anusree says that she started smoking cigarettes for the perfection of her character in the movie Ithihasa. ...The actress states that she has turned into a skilful smoker after the long filming schedule.
Filmibeat
added Oct 14, 2014 13:09
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[UK] Film highlights dangers of smoking whilst pregnant

Leicester City Council and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have backed a new film that highlights the dangers of smoking while pregnant. The film premiere will be held at 10am today in the New Parks Community Centre. It's in conjunction with Stopto
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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For James Marsden, a Close Shave (Not the Movie Kind)

headed to Carmine Street for a slice at Joe’s Pizza, puffing on a cigarette along the way. “I don’t normally smoke,” he said. “But I did this movie with Jack Black, a comedy. I smoke in every scene, so it has a lingering effect.”
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2014 11:02
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