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[Canada] Warning: Some Oscar® Nominated Films May Cause Kids to Smoke

As film buffs across BC anticipate the Oscars® this weekend, health advocates are asking why young audiences end up as the biggest losers. Of the seventeen movies up for Academy Awards this year that portray smoking, all except one are kid-rated in BC.
MarketWire
added Feb 20, 2013 23:33
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[New York] LETTER: Smoking in movies kills

In 2011, eight of the 10 biggest hits at the box office were rated PG-13, which is the rating most widely sought after to maximize a movie's potential audience. Of those movies rate PG-13, three contained smoking imagery including "Transformers: Dark of t
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Feb 20, 2013 23:31
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‘Smoking and Sex’ First Challenge in Video Contest Series Aiming to Put the Edge Back Into Anti-Tobacco Education

‘Smoking and Sex' is the first contest in the Tobacco Sucks Video Contest series ... Videos can be funny, dramatic or outrageous – whatever makes for the most compelling and engaging video possible. Anything is allowed except for profanity or nudity.
PR Web
added Feb 12, 2013 18:46
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[Kentucky] Documentary film focuses on Western Ky.'s Black Patch tobacco farmers

ON TV 'Farming in the Black Patch' 9 p.m. Feb. 11 on KET. Repeats numerous times including at 2 p.m. Feb. 13 on KET KY and 4 p.m. Feb. 14 on KET
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 12, 2013 13:06
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[Australia] Government could control taste of cigarettes, raise taxes in battle against smoking

THE flavour and ingredients of cigarettes would be regulated, smoking in movies controlled and the cost of tobacco would sky-rocket under a radical Government blueprint to stop one million Australians smoking. The five-year war on smoking would also see
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02
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[Washington] NAAG letter to Rupert Murdoch, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, News Corp. on movie smoking (PDF)

Each time the industry releases another movie that depicts smoking, it does so with the full knowledge of the harm it will bring to children who watch it. The specific steps outlined above are ones that Twentieth Century Fox can and should immediately ado
Office of the Attorney General (WA)
added Feb 10, 2013 00:25
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Ohio Attorney General Asks Movie Producers to Ban Smoking Scenes in Films Not Rated NC-17 or R

A letter written to Rupert Murdoch, who oversees 20th Century Fox, was signed by more than 30 attorney generals. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking movie producers to ban all scenes of smoking in any film not rated R or NC-17. The letter also as
Cleveland Leader (blog)
added Feb 9, 2013 14:04
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[Kentucky] KY Attorney General Supports Ban On Smoking Scenes In Movies

Now 30 Attorneys General have signed a letter to Rupert Murdock, of 20th Century Fox, asking him to take smoking out of any movie rated G, PG, and PG-13.
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Feb 9, 2013 13:48
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It’s Not All in His Head; He Actually Is a Mess / Charlie Sheen’s ‘Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III’

Slouching through the film in sunglasses, a cigarette dangling from his lizardy lips, this blasé, reptilian Hugh Hefner manqué is smarting from the rejection of his true love, Ivana (Katheryn Winnick). A pouty, blonde aspiring actress, Ivana walked out o
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2013 14:28
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[Canada] Movies don’t deserve money if they promote smoking

local group says the industry doesn't deserve government subsidies. The people behind "Smoke Free Movies" claim popular films get more young people to take up smoking.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:29
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