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Disney must cut ties with Big Tobacco

The Walt Disney Company owns a major stake in VICE Media, a youth-oriented media company. The Financial Times and other news outlets recently reported that VICE has been helping Philip Morris International...market its deadly products to young people arou
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2016 20:11
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[Canada] Youth 'TIFFed' about smoking in movies

Canadian Cancer Society youth advocates want all future youth-rated movies to be smoke-free...In 2013, 86% of top-grossing movies with tobacco were youth-rated (G, PG, 14A) in Ontario. This is a serious issue as research shows that the more youth see sm
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 6, 2014 12:43
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'Leviathan' Director Says Russian Censorship Is "Rampant"

"Plainly speaking, if the government believes that smoking is harmful for people's health, it has the right to say that no one should smoke in a movie it is funding," Peskov was quoted as saying by news agency RIA Novosti.
Hollywood Reporter
added Oct 28, 2016 17:06
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Win For Vapers: Facebook Reverses Censor Of Ads For E-Cigarette Film

Facebook reversed its decision to censor ads for an upcoming documentary championing e-cigarettes Friday, after the film’s director wrote a letter of protest. Facebook initially rejected advertisements for the film “A Billion Lives” on the grounds it vi
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 17, 2015 13:26
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment

PROGGA and The Daily Star recently organised a roundtable on "Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment". Here we publish a summary of the discussions...on March 12 this year the government has finalized necessary rules of the Law. It clearly delineat
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:24
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Merchants of Doubt

Inspired by the book "Merchants Of Doubt" by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway
Sony Classics
added Feb 9, 2015 14:38
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44 Percent of Adolescents Who Start Smoking Do So Because Of Smoking Images They Have Seen In The Movies

Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards honoring achievements in the film industry, the public health community is drawing attention to new data concluding that by eliminating tobacco imagery in youth-rated movies, youth smoking rates could decline by an esti
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 2, 2014 22:26
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[Australia] Government could control taste of cigarettes, raise taxes in battle against smoking

THE flavour and ingredients of cigarettes would be regulated, smoking in movies controlled and the cost of tobacco would sky-rocket under a radical Government blueprint to stop one million Australians smoking. The five-year war on smoking would also see
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02
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China poised to overhaul tobacco industry

China is formulating a new law that further intensifies efforts in enforcing a national ban on smoking in public places, says a joint announcement released by the State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (SIQSAQ) and a numbe
SINA (cn)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:42
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[Canada] Native cigarette trade documentary Smoke Traders makes its World Broadcast Premiere on TVO October 24 at 9 pm

The TVO-commissioned documentary Smoke Traders makes its world broadcast premiere on TVO Wednesday October 24 at 9 pm. The hour-long film from Rezolution Pictures ignites a debate about the Mohawk Nation's involvement in the tobacco trade, raising issues
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2012 02:42
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