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Charlotte Premiere Of Award-Winning Film "A Billion Lives" To Salute Local Firm's Leadership In The Vaping Revolution

The award-winning documentary "A Billion Lives" will have a special Charlotte, NC premiere December 8, 2016, to celebrate support of the "vaping revolution," the effort to popularize and support vaping. Charlotte's very own KURE Vaporium, an industry lea
PR Newswire
added Nov 21, 2016 21:12
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[California] GLANTZ: Court Rules MPAA Award Youth Ratings to Films with Tobacco Use

The scientific evidence that smoking in movies causes kids to smoke was not at issue. The court simply said, that despite the science showing that onscreen smoking caused kids to smoke, the MPAA was free to award youth ratings to movies with smoking.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 20, 2016 17:07
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[New York] ADAMS: A smoke-free scene

My office is committed to contributing to a strong, healthy Brooklyn...That includes free and socially responsible entertainment. For the past two years, I have hosted “A Summer Movies Under the Stars”...vetted to ensure they were great family fun and fr
Brooklyn (NY) Reporter
added Nov 17, 2016 17:36
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[California] Federal Judge Dismisses Complaint Seeking ‘R’ Ratings For Tobacco Depiction ($$)

Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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[California] Judge Tosses Suit Over Film Ratings For Smoking Scenes ($$)

A California federal judge on Thursday tossed a proposed class action against the Motion Picture Association of America Inc., six Hollywood studios and a theater trade group alleging that age restrictions for movie ratings mislead parents because they don
Law360
added Nov 14, 2016 23:39
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[California] Movie Ratings Can Deem Films With Tobacco Use As OK For Kids, Judge Rules

The MPAA has a free speech right to assign a G, PG, or PG-13 rating to movies that depict tobacco use, a U.S. District Court has ruled — rejecting an argument that the practice is a form of commercial speech that dangerously encourages kids to smoke. Ju
Yahoo! Sports
added Nov 11, 2016 21:05
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ SPECIAL MOTION TO STRIKE AND MOTION TO DISMISS (PDF)

Defendants move to strike Forsyth’s claims pursuant to California’s anti-SLAPP statute, and in the alternative move to dismiss the complaint for failure to state a claim. For the reasons that follow, the motions will be granted.
DocumentCloud.org
added Nov 11, 2016 21:02
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[California] Hollywood Studios Beat Lawsuit Over PG and PG-13 Films Featuring Smoking

A judge concludes that ratings are opinions, that misrepresentations haven't been made and that the proposed class action interferes with free speech.
Hollywood Reporter
added Nov 11, 2016 20:57
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[California] Hollywood film studios beat lawsuit over smoking in PG-rated films

“Forsyth insists that a rating less stringent than R is a representation that ‘the film is suitable for children under 17 unaccompanied by a parent or guardian’. The ratings plainly make no such representations. Rather, the PG and PG-13 ratings caution pa
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 11, 2016 20:55
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[Australia] Asher Keddie lights up a cigarette as she takes a break from filming her new movie titled FLAMMABLE CHILDREN with male crew member

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:13
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