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5 ways tobacco is normalized in entertainment and pop culture entertainment

Tobacco imagery in entertainment continues to portray smoking positively, as a normal social behavior and as glamorous, rebellious and edgy...Tobacco use on Netflix and Hulu...Tobacco use in video games...Tobacco use by celebrities...Tobacco use in movie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2018 02:32
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[Netherlands, UK] Netflix dramas can’t kick smoking habit

Television services that deliver programmes over the internet from outside the UK are not regulated by Ofcom. Netflix is licensed by the Dutch Media Authority because its European base is in Amsterdam. Anti-smoking charities demanded that British author
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:09
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[UK] GILBEY: It’ll kill you – so what is the eternal allure of the on-screen cigarette?

It seems unfair of the US public health organisation Truth Initiative to single out Netflix...One alternative for those filmmakers who want to kick the habit without relinquishing the aura of coolness might be found in the vitality of the vape, seen rece
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:00
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Stub it out: Netflix criticised for too many smoking scenes

Anti-smoking group finds streaming giant’s shows feature twice as many cigarettes and ‘tobacco incidents’ as traditional TV channels... “While streaming entertainment is more popular than ever, we’re glad that smoking is not,” a Netflix spokesman said t
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:32
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Streaming services such as Netflix have more sex, violence — and, it turns out, smoking

The Truth Initiative — the nonprofit anti-tobacco organization — released a study that compared seven popular Netflix shows to seven popular broadcast shows. In this sample it found Netflix’s shows featured characters smoking almost three times as often
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 01:45
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Does Netflix glamorize tobacco? 79% of top streaming shows feature cigarette-smoking in hundreds of scenes, study finds

Researchers found cigarette use is more prominent in Netflix shows - like Stranger Things, which had 182 scenes featuring characters lighting up - than it is in broadcast and cable television. Health advocates warn the findings are alarming given the s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:22
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While you were streaming / Tobacco use sees a renormalization in on-demand digital content, diluting progress in broadcast and theaters (PDF)

Tobacco use in streaming series such as “Stranger Things,” “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black” is pervasive, rising, and more prominent than it is in broadcast content, according to new research from Truth Initiative®.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:15
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while you were streaming

“While You Were Streaming: Tobacco Use Sees a Renormalization in On-Demand Digital Content, Diluting Progress in Broadcast & Theaters,” reveals that 79 percent of the shows most popular with young people aged 15-24 depict smoking prominently. Tobacco use
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:13
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[California] Inside the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

And what of those cigarettes? Once freely available by the carton loads, they were now replaced by miniature “No Smoking” signs indoors. But at this party space...there was the unmistakable smell of marijuana.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2018 20:23
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as smoking rates decline, hollywood isn’t getting the picture

the majority of 2018 Oscar nominees in major categories — 86 percent — feature tobacco imagery on screen, which has been proven to initiate smoking among youth.... an increase in instances of tobacco imagery over nominees in previous years. Over the past
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:46
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