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Adrift in a Disaster Zone / ‘Call for Help’ Documents Young People on a Mission in Haiti

If the point of “Call for Help” is to glorify a handful of off-the-grid heroes, it fails....what we get in “Call for Help” is mostly footage of the five volunteers smoking cigarettes, driving around (using up precious fuel, no doubt) and talking rather th
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2015 18:54
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[Canada] Don't allow smoking in movies for kids, group argues

A group of anti-smoking advocates is calling on the Ontario Film Review Board to change its rating process, so that all movies rated as appropriate for younger viewers will be completely smoke- and tobacco-free. The group is pushing the board to give all
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:15
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Nation’s youth getting the message about deadly habit

This is especially impressive considering the pervasiveness of cigarettes in the movies and TV. The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool, is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:17
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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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[UK] E-cigarettes give smoking a Hollywood comeback ($$)

SmokeStik, has also paid for its brand to be displayed during a scene at a convenience store, in a piece of product placement that was banned for traditional cigarettes almost two decades ago. The deal was criticised by public health campaigners, who say
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:23
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E-cigarettes buy their way into movies

Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO of the “mini-major” movie studio Relativity, serves on an e-cigarette company’s board and aims to use mainstream films to promote the products. Billionaire Ron Burkle, a major political contributor, is Relativity’s second-largest inves
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:38
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Fox News Upset Popeye Isn’t Smoking, Thor Is A Woman, And Wonder Woman Is Wearing Pants 9

What has got Fox & Friends all in a tizzy?... Sony Animation officially released some test footage for an upcoming Popeye movie. It’s not completed footage, but one thing that Fox News immediately noticed was that Popeye was missing his pipe and tattoos.
Comicbook.com
added Sep 21, 2014 22:57
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[Australia] VIDEO: How a new film looks to change the tobacco story of Arnhem Land

Ngarali: the tobacco story of Arnhem Land is a documentary produced to address the high rates of smoking (around 70 per cent) amongst the Yolgnu people of East Arnhem Land.
Crikey (au)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:41
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Hollywood casts e-cigarette as film baddie ($$)

Michael Shannon..., who stars as a corrupt estate agent in 99 Homes, which had its premiere last night at the Venice Film Festival, said that his e-cigarette was a formative part of his character. The prop was suggested by Ramin Bahrani, the film’s direct
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:48
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[USA] Cinemas experiment and evolve to win audience from competition ($$)

For the 1960 release of Scent of Mystery, US cinemas piped aromas including rose and tobacco smoke into their auditoriums at key moments to complement the film’s narrative. The stunt failed spectacularly. Audience members complained that the Smell-o-Visio
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 15, 2014 10:10
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