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Uptick in cinematic smoking

Top box office films last year showed more onscreen smoking than the prior year, reversing five years of steady progress in reducing tobacco imagery in movies, according to a new UCSF study. Moreover, many of the top-grossing films of 2011 with signific
added Sep 27, 2012 13:21

[India] New notification dilutes rules governing smoking scenes in films

Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, Associate Professor, Tata Memorial Hospital, who has been fighting against the ill effects of tobacco at all levels told Mumbai Mirror that the government has bowed to pressure from film and TV industry. "They have diluted the rule
Times of India
added Sep 27, 2012 08:40

[UK, UK-Wales] Government turn-around on smoking ban could destroy Wales' credibility on public health

ASH Wales has warned that plans to exempt film makers from the smoking ban will destroy Wales' credibility on public health and destabilise smoking legislation across the UK.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 27, 2012 03:12

[India] PHOTOS: Aishwarya, Kareena, Katrina: Top Bollywood actresses caught in smoking acts!

the new age Bollywood actresses have shed shackles and inhibitions by smoking cigarettes onscreen. Though onscreen smoking acts have always been slammed by the Censor Board committee, it never compelled the filmmakers to go the other way. For instance, th (in)
added Sep 26, 2012 12:13

[India] Govt's amended notifications on display of anti-smoking warnings in films

Indian Television Dot Com (in)
added Sep 26, 2012 12:01
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[Nigeria] Alleged Smoking - Genevieve Nnaji Caught in the Act?

IF the rumour making the rounds is anything to believe, then, top actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has joined the league of female smokers in the Nigerian movie industry. Probably she'd succeeded at 'keeping it a secret' and had everyone 'fooled' that she's be
added Sep 25, 2012 13:04

[India] Anti-tobacco rules relaxed in film and TV industry

In a major respite to film and TV industry, the government has relaxed anti-tobacco regulations for them, including on mandatory disclaimers by actors about ill-effects of tobacco during screening of their films, and has done away with a clause on censor
DNA India (in)
added Sep 25, 2012 12:55

[India] Now, films will have to justify smoking scenes

Come October 2, directors and producers of all new films will have to show "strong editorial justification" to Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for using smoking scenes in movies and TV programmes before it is cleared for public viewing.
Times of India
added Sep 24, 2012 12:16

[India] Government gives movies with smoking scenes a breather

the health ministry has been forced to tone down its stand on movies with smoking scenes. The government has decided to do away with its previous decision which required films to be certified U/A solely on the ground that they depict smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2012 07:35

[India] I&B and health ministries agree on middle ground for smoking in films

Finally after a year long battle the ministries of information broadcasting and health has decided to allow the scene to run as is, but with health disclaimers to be run before and during the film. (in)
added Sep 22, 2012 07:17
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