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[UK] Firms 'should pay smoking levy'

Tobacco companies should be made to pay an annual levy to the Government to offset the costs of reducing smoking rates, campaigners have said. The report by Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) also calls for targets to be set for cutting down on the numb
Press Association (uk)
added Jun 10, 2015 11:05

Who's Accountable

Who put the smoking in that movie? Now, for the first time, you have direct access to the tobacco-promotion track records for every major player in every top-grossing Hollywood film for the last decade and more.
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added May 5, 2015 13:21

2015 Shareholder Resolution TIME WARNER: Request: Report on public health impacts of smoking in movies (PDF)

standards to determine transparent criteria on which company products continue to be distributed that: 1) especially endanger young people’s well-being; 2) have the substantial potential to impair the reputation of the Company; and/or 3) would reasonably
As You Sow
added Apr 14, 2015 10:48

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking

studies conducted by a co-author of the current study "show that seeing episodes of drinking in the movies may be the leading cause of teenagers beginning to drink, or smoke if they see episodes of smoking."...The ratings should be content-based, not age-
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:16

Launch of Revamped UCSF Smoke Free Movies Website Ranks Actors, Directors, Top 10 Movies by Their Use of Tobacco

ranks film producers, directors, writers and actors by their on-screen tobacco footprint...currently lists the five “smokiest” actors, directors, and producers...“Now Showing” feature reveals the tobacco content of the top ten movies in theaters and on D
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 25, 2015 17:17

The Leonard Lopate Show: The Story of Cancer

“Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which tells the comprehensive story of the disease and our quest to understand it, treat it, and cure it. The film mixes history with intimate stories about patients and investigates the latest scientific breakthroug
WNYC Radio
added Mar 24, 2015 12:09

Doubt over climate science is a product with an industry behind it

sow doubt and discredit science to maintain industry profits was one honed by the tobacco industry... Among the many thousands of documents, is Bad Science: A Resource Book – described in Merchants of Doubt as a “how-to handbook for fact fighters”. Produ
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 7, 2015 18:46

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

[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

[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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