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NOT (cough!) their finest hour: Biopic of cigar-chomping Churchill carries ludicrous health warning... on danger of secondhand smoke

the makers of a new biopic of the wartime leader have still deemed it necessary to warn film-goers that ‘the depictions of tobacco smoking are based solely on artistic consideration’. The ludicrous health alert comes in the final credits of Darkest Hour,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 16:46
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[Korea - South] Lee Young-ae stars in film about air pollution

has returned to the movie scene with the short film “The House Below.”... centers on the issue of fine dust and air pollution in Korea. Lee plays the main character, a woman who receives unwanted second-hand cigarette smoke from her downstairs neighbors.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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[Asia, India] NGO wants action against aruvi makers for tobacco act Violation

The protagonist of Tamil film Aruvi may be a rebel, but images of Aditi Balan smoking a cigar in posters are a clear violation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003.
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:18
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[India] Cannes lifetime award caps Pandey brothers' ad journey

Individually, too, the two had work to boast of. For example, Piyush's 'Second-hand smoke kills' won double gold at Cannes in 2002, the first time an Indian campaign bagged the honour.
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:01
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Ad-123: One Little Letter Will Save a Million Lives in the US Alone

Health professionals and public opinion polls agree: All future films with tobacco imagery sh ould be A-rated, with two categorical exceptions:...Health and investment leaders demand that the A-rating be implemented by June 1, 2018.
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:46
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New Smokefree Movies ad sums up 2017 and highlights the health groups' challenge to Hollywood to implement R by June 2018

The latest ad has been posted to Smokefree Movies. It’s running in The Hollywood Reporter on December 6 and in Variety on December 18.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:45
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[France] European Commission backs proposals to ban smoking in French films

However, the statement has received backlash from a number of film critics and some politicians. For cinema critic Serge Toubiana, banning smoking on the screen would be “an admission of the failure of all the public health policies” and that health pol
Verdict (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:29
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[France] French cinephiles left fuming over call to stub out on-screen smoking

“Seventy per cent of new French films have at least one scene of someone smoking. This more or less helps to make its use banal, even promote it, to children and adolescents,” Grelet-Certenais told the Sénat, the upper house of parliament. Her remarks,
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:57
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[France] French health minister considers banning smoking from films

“We know that major advertising campaigns [to encourage people to quit cigarettes] do not work,” she said on Friday, adding that other methods such as targeting young people on social media or banning cigarettes from the big screen should be tried.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 19, 2017 16:58
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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