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One little letter 1 [R] will save a million lives. (PDF)

Since MPAA-member studios learned that smoking on screen recruits kids to smoke, in December 2003,they have released more than 360 films rated G, PG and PG-13 featuring nearly 9,300 tobacco incidents. Overall, the major studios have delivered 175 billio
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added May 23, 2015 16:36
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GLANTZ: New Smoke Free Movies ad lists the number of kids each movie company delivers to Big Tobacco

Are the studios in the movie or the tobacco advertising business? The ad is also at http://smokefreemovies.ucsf.edu/sfm-ads/ad-105 It appears in The Hollywood Reporter on May 26 and Variety on May 27, 2015.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2015 16:26
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GLANTZ: On screen, smoking is 99.93% healthy

Four thousand different characters have smoked in 1,100 top-grossing movies since 2002. If only three of these film characters were diagnosed with lung cancer or heart failure, that’s a (potential) on-screen mortality rate of 0.07 percent (less than one-
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2015 16:24
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Smoking in the Movies

Watching movies that include smoking causes young people to start smoking.1 The more smoking young people see on screen, the more likely they are to start smoking...an R rating to future movies with smoking would be expected to reduce the number of teen
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 21, 2015 22:14
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CDC's 2014 annual report on studio performance on smoking in movies now available

Here is their overview: Watching movies that include smoking causes young people to start smoking. The more smoking young people see on screen, the more likely they are to start smoking.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2015 22:07
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Japan Tobacco ad agency Dentsu finances cartoons with smoking: MPAA rates them for kids

When Marnie Was There (PG rated for "thematic elements and smoking") is an animated feature financed by Japan advertising giant Dentsu, the agency for Japan Tobacco. The film is distributed in the US by Gkids, an independent that releases films from S
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2015 10:56
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The bright stuff! Jennifer Garner looks lovely in colourful scarf on New York outing... as Ben Affleck lights up a cigarette in LA

Ben previously gave up cigarettes several years ago, after playing a chain smoker in 2006’s Smokin’ Aces.... 'The whole week that I shot, I smoked, like five packs a day,' Ben told People at the time. 'By the time the movie was over, I was so sick of smo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2015 15:56
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[Asia, India] No Smoking ticker to run through Bombay Velvet

Considering the number of times the characters light up in Bombay Velvet, it would have been very distracting to have the anti-smoking ticker coming and going... far less distracting to just have the warning playing continuously in a small corner."
Rediff on the Net (in)
added May 14, 2015 09:52
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[Asia] China Shames Excessive Smoking in Latest Films

China's New Year blockbuster "Gone With The Bullets" was given an award of shame for excessive smoking as part of the country's latest anti-tobacco campaign. The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control announced the "Dirty Ashtray Award" ...has 45 smokin
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2015 00:42
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GLANTZ: Why is James Marsden smoking a cigarette in the movie but a toothpick in the ad for "The D Train"?

a still from the movie clearly showing Marsden smoking a cigarette but the ads for the movie and its official website show the same image of the two actors (bottom photo), this time with a toothpick in Marsden's mouth. What's going on?
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 10, 2015 10:01
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