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[Europe, Germany] How essential are cigarettes in movies?

Does smoking on screen encourage young people to take up the habit? The WHO wants to ban tobacco from film. We take a look back at iconic classics that wouldn't have been quite the same without cigarettes.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:21

[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] Baghdad Hosts a ‘Marathon’ and Celebrates a Victory

racers was Thamir Khazal, a soldier two weeks off the front lines...He stood at the starting line and smoked a cigarette, and said that running “keeps my health in good standing.” A cigarette, he said, is a better pre-race pick-me-up than an energy drink
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:49

[California] No vaping, Leo: Oscars bans smoking of any kind for its big night after DiCaprio was spotted puffing on an e-cigarette at the SAG Awards

While it is illegal to smoke vape pens in Los Angeles restaurants, bars and other public places, the prohibition does not include 'theatrical production sites'...unlike the Shrine Auditorium, were the SAG awards were held, Hollywood's famed Dolby Theatre
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 15:00

6 Times Leonardo DiCaprio Has Hit the Vape During a Big Event

it certainly isn't the first time the Academy Award nominee has been snapped sucking on an e-cigarette (which, by the way, isn't any better for you than smoking actual cigarettes) — maybe somebody should get him a nice gold one for the Oscars? Keep readin
added Feb 3, 2016 16:32

VIDEOS: American Lung Association Puts Leonardo DiCaprio on Blast for Vaping

On the eve of DiCaprio's vaping offense, the internet appeared to either agree or disagree, depending on which joke you find the funniest: According to the American Lung Association, using a vape pen similar to DiCaprio's is totally legal within "theatri
added Feb 3, 2016 15:23

Is It Socially Acceptable to Vape in Public?

“If it’s going to be distracting at all, that’s when I say it’s time to go somewhere else,” she said. “I don’t know what was going on at the moment Leo pulled [his vape] out, but my guess is, all the cameras turned straight to him, and whatever was going
added Feb 3, 2016 14:44

'Deeply troubling': Leonardo DiCaprio vaping during SAG Awards draws swift rebuke from American Lung Association

The group on its website said that e-cigarettes are 'entirely unregulated by the US Food and Drug Administration' and studies have shown secondhand emissions include cancer-causing toxins. Public service: The American Lung Association also tweeted about
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 00:10

Hats off! Justin Bieber gets wind blown and loses his cap as he tries to find a safe corner to light up a cigarette

He made a New Year's resolution to quit smoking cigarettes. But Justin Bieber clearly had not stuck to his decision as he was spotted lighting up in Los Angeles on Monday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 00:05
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[Africa] The Russian Runway Raconteuse

Natalia Alaverdian, with her label, A.W.A.K.E. Each collection is meant to tell a story, built around an animal mascot...‘I had a vision of a zebra crossing her legs and smoking a cigarette,’’ an image she ended up putting in a slashed circle (so as not t
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2016 23:42

Leonardo DiCaprio's vaping part of dangerous trend

"We want parents to know that nicotine is dangerous for kids at any age, whether it's an e-cigarette, hookah, cigarette or cigar," CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, said in a statement, "Adolescence is a critical time for brain development. Nicotine exposure
New York Daily News
added Feb 3, 2016 15:31
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