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Letter from 7 US Senators to Charles Rivkin Chairman and CEO Motion Picture Association of America (PDF)

we respectfully request that, by June 22, 2018, MPAA provide written answers to the following questions: What steps will MPAA take to ensure responsible and consistent practices and reduce tobacco depictions, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-ra
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 00:44
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AHA: Hollywood Silent on Request to Give R Rating to Movies With Smoking

The silent film era ended nearly a century ago, but Hollywood is still mute when it comes to demands to change its rating system to award an R rating to most movies that feature tobacco. Last August, the American Heart Association and 16 other health and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 2, 2018 00:08
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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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ARCHIVE: The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use (PDF) (700pp)

1979 Philip Morris pays to have Marlboros featured in the movie Superman II. 1980 RJR contracts with Rogers & Cowan to develop a relationship with the television and movie industry that includes product placement, providing free products to key entert
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added May 19, 2018 02:49
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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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ARCHIVE: Superman and the Marlboro woman: The lungs of Lois Lane.

Discusses the effects on attitudes toward smoking of adolescent girls by the portrayal of Lois Lane as a Marlboro cigarette smoker in the film Superman II. The film is criticized for promoting cigarette smoking to an impressionable population
American Psychological Association
added May 18, 2018 18:16
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The Cigarette, The Batman, and The Youth: a History of Tobacco Regulations and Comic Books – Part I: Introduction

This blog series examines the history of comic books and tobacco regulations....regulations, however, have not prevented tobacco advertisements from appearing in comic books. Internal tobacco documents show...have used purported anti-tobacco campaigns in
ComicCritter
added May 18, 2018 17:00
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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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