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[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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[India] School kids urge Kareena not to promote tobacco in 'Heroine'

As a part of HRIDAY's (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth) ongoing campaign against depiction of tobacco use in films, over 150 students from different schools wrote to the 31-year-old actress. They urged her to refrain from showing t (in)
added Sep 22, 2012 06:51

[India] Stricter anti-smoking norms for films, TV shows from October 2

In case of both old and new films, a 30-second anti-tobacco health spot has to be mandatorily played before and in the middle of the film, if it shows a smoking scene.
Times of India
added Sep 19, 2012 17:37

[Canada] FRY/KITA: Review board should ban smoking in movies for children and teens

Every year, the Toronto International Film Festival, one of the most renowned film festivals in the world, comes to that city. . . . It is time to stop allowing the recruitment of a new generation of smokers through tobacco use in children and teen rated
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:48

More evidence smoking in movies influences teens to pick up habit

Children copy puffing movie stars, says new study
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Sep 14, 2012 12:49
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[India] Up in smoke

At the time of going to press, film-makers were awaiting the new notification to regulate smoking scenes in their films. It seems, the new notification, to be issued on September 14, will include an altered version of instructions
Indian Express (in)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:01

'Toddlers & Tiaras' Mom Makes 4-Year-Old Daughter 'Smoke' on Stage (VIDEO)

When Toddlers and Tiaras mom Lisa Christian sent her daughter sashaying on stage in a Grease-themed costume, she included a disturbing prop: A cigarette! And she coached her daughter with, "Don't forget to smoke!"
added Sep 14, 2012 07:52

[Canada] Ontario Film Review Board needs to ban images of smoking and tobacco use in youth-rated movies

The Toronto International Film Festival is a time to celebrate the best in film, but what isn't worth celebrating are the many youth-rated films that feature tobacco products.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 14, 2012 06:30
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