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Hollywood silent on request to give R rating to movies with smoking

[AHA] and 16 other health and medical groups bought trade ads and sent a letter to the six major movie studios...Walt Disney Studios announced it was ending smoking in all its youth-rated movies. Still, onscreen smoking persists at the other five studios
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Jun 1, 2018 15:03
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Tobacco in culture: The renormalization and glamorization of smoking

Over the past several years, we’ve experienced a pervasive re-emergence of smoking imagery that is glamorizing and renormalizing a deadly habit to millions of impressionable young people. Research shows that higher exposure to smoking in movies makes yout
You Tube
added Jun 19, 2018 02:48
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Margot Kidder, Actress Who Found Movie Stardom in ‘Superman,’ Dies at 69

Audiences, though, loved it; “Superman” became the second-highest-grossing movie of the year, trailing only “Grease.” It starred Christopher Reeve in the title role, and he and Ms. Kidder reunited for “Superman II” (1980), “Superman III” (1983) and “Sup
New York Times
added May 19, 2018 02:25
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[UK] Differences in tobacco product depiction in a movie’s promotion material: the case of I, Tonya

The idea of smoking as an act of adolescent rebellion has long been exploited by the tobacco industry... I, Tonya exposes a regulatory gap in the UK. The inclusion of smoking imagery is obviously not essential.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 15, 2018 05:01
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[New York] Thank You for Not Smoking: How Big Tobacco Gets Free Advertising On and Off the Red Carpet

Both celebrities and fans can accidentally wind up marketing smoking to young social media users, which is why truth created the erase and replace tool, allowing users to replace the cigarettes in photos with something more positive. Users can upload an
Variety
added May 12, 2018 22:26
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[Asia] ‘Evidence suggests that smoking on film glamorises tobacco use … India has highest number of TB patients’

With government aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, focus on links between smoking and TB is growing. Nandita Murukutla, vice-president, global policy and research, Vital Strategies – an organisation that delivers evidence-based pub
Times of India
added May 3, 2018 19:42
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Trinity Health and Other Investors Caution Smokefree Disney on Purchase of "Tobacco-Contaminated" Fox Movies

Disney shrank the number of its films with smoking to zero by 2017. But Fox, now a Disney acquisition target, has continued to release movies with tobacco imagery, which are proven to recruit millions of new, young smokers worldwide. Large-scale investor
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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Smoking Is Off Limits at Disney. What Will That Mean With Fox in the Fold?

Now antismoking advocates want Mr. Iger to extend that rule to all future youth-rated films (G, PG, PG-13) made by Fox and its Fox Searchlight specialty label, which are among the assets that Disney is buying from Rupert Murdoch for $54.2 billion. Among
New York Times
added Apr 25, 2018 23:12
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Smoking on screen: Forest condemns "attack on artistic freedom"

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “Films and television should reflect the world as it was and is, not as prohibitionists would like it to be. “Directors must be allowed to portray characters as they see fit, not according to regulations imposed on
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:04
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[UK] Love Island ‘seduces teenagers into smoking’

Teenagers are being encouraged to smoke by Love Island, the hugely popular ITV reality show, a public health charity has warned. The series triggered more than three times as many complaints about tobacco use as for its infamous sex scenes and was descri
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:24
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