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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/ (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02

[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

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

[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

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

[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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[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] HEMLEY: Thank You For Not Smoking (on film and TV sets)

I think it’s a shame at a time the BBC has decided to make Cardiff a drama hub – a centre of excellence – that something such as filming an actor smoking in character is putting its own productions at risk
The Stage Newspaper Limited (uk)
added Jan 24, 2013 20:23

[India] ‘Movies, TV impact tobacco users more than newspapers’

A nationwide study has revealed that movies and television have a far greater impact on the use of tobacco than newspapers. The research ‘Movies and TV Influence Tobacco Use in India’, which was led by K. Viswanath, is claimed to be the first nation-wide
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 24, 2013 20:07
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[UK] Smoking ban harms Welsh film, say producers' group Pact

A storyline in TV drama Casualty warning about the dangers of smoking had to be dropped because of Wales' anti-smoking laws, says the BBC. BBC Wales gave evidence in the Welsh assembly as it backed a law amendment to allow smoking to be filmed on set.
BBC Online
added Jan 22, 2013 22:20

[UK, UK-Wales] BBC says smoking ban could force dramas out of Wales

BBC Wales has warned it may have to film prestigious dramas in England unless the smoking ban is relaxed. However, campaigners are strongly opposed to calls from the film and TV industry to change the law.
BBC Online
added Jan 22, 2013 12:35
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