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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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[UK] Love Island and other shows 'encourage teenagers to smoke'

They cited a rise in smoking in Oscar-nominated films and research that showed cigarettes appeared in Love Island every five minutes on average, with the Lucky Strike brand appearing 16 times. This year, 86% of Oscar-nominated films contained someone smo
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:22
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[Asia, India] Setting A Wrong Example: Ajay Devgn SLAMMED BRUTALLY As He Posts Picture With Son Yug

Netizens slammed Ajay Devgn left & right for smoking next to his son and setting a wrong example. Many of his fans sounded upset and also schooled the actor to quit smoking.
Filmibeat
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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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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