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[Asia] How former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg plans to get India to stop smoking

the identical ad is also available in Russian, played on Bangladeshi televisions in Bengali and dubbed in English with an Australian accent. These advertisements are party of several global campaigns run by the World Lung Foundation, an organisation th (in)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:35

Anti-Smoking PSA Slams Stars as the "Face of Big Tobacco:" Fair or Foul?

goes on to label such celebrities as Rihanna, Robert Pattinson and Lady Gaga as “unpaid tobacco” spokespeople. "They’re the new face of big tobacco, and they don’t even know it,” reads the video.
The Hollywood Gossip
added Aug 25, 2014 17:10

[Asia, India] Bollywood Actresses Who Smoked Cigarette On-Screen

Smoking a cigarette on-screen was a big deal until the Supreme Court removed the ban and filmmakers since then have shown many stars smoking or at least lighting a cigarette on-screen. ... From Priyanka Chopra to Rani Mukerji, here is a look at the Bolly (in)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:03

[Louisiana] Tobacco-free living commercial being filmed in New Orleans area

Cameras rolled in downtown Covington Wednesday morning (March 26) with Columbia Street serving as a backdrop for a new television commercial sponsored by the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living. Filming also was scheduled for several other location
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 26, 2014 13:55

[Pennsylvania] Check Up: Pa. subsidizes films featuring smoking

Pennsylvania subsidized production of 24 movies from 2008 to 2012, of which 16 (57 percent) included smoking, according to an ad placed in State Legislatures magazine by SmokeFreeMovies, a project of UCSF professor Stanton Glantz. It says the industry go
added Jan 26, 2014 06:56

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit is a popular movie but it is also a black lung movie. (ALA-Emigrant Trails, CA)
added Dec 30, 2013 04:33

[Asia, India] Anurag Kashyap files petition against using non-smoking warning in ‘Ugly’

"This clearly restraints the rights of filmmakers to freedom of speech and expression. This warning destroys the aesthetic value of a film and distracts audience from the movie thus ruining the experience of watching a film."
Times of India
added Nov 27, 2013 16:53

Disney's onscreen smoking ban applies even to Walt

The Walt Disney Company's blanket ban on showing characters smoking in its movies has meant that Saving Mr Banks, the new film in which Tom Hanks plays the legendary movie mogul, has excised Disney's own well-documented smoking habit.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 19, 2013 02:02

[India, Malaysia] BHASKARAN: Cigarette warnings in movies too ineffective

Big cigarette companies – driven out of the West – have been dumping their wares in India, invariably seducing teens to smoke. ... Maybe, a good start could be to educate students in schools and colleges about the terrible harm which tobacco use can caus (my)
added Nov 1, 2013 09:02

[Ireland] Film shows cig packs appeal to kids

A new short film by the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) shows that the bright packaging on cigarette packs appeals to children as young as nine, but standardised packs showing the health consequences of smoking repels them. (ie)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:40
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