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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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THE REAL LIFE HUNGER GAMES Sick rules for bonkers new Russian reality TV show allow contestants to ‘fight, rape and MURDER each other’

A BRUTAL Russian reality show allowing “fighting, murder and rape” will see contestants armed with knives and dumped in the Siberian wilderness...The shocking rules say: “Everything is allowed. Fighting, alcohol, murder, rape, smoking, anything.”
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 19:53
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THE END OF TOBACCO? TRUTH® RALLIES TEENS TO HARNESS THEIR ONLINE INFLUENCE TO BECOME THE FIRST SMOKE-FREE GENERATION

the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled “Unpaid” and “Response”. Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast – an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks immediate cultura
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 25, 2014 17:21
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Viacom, Fox want to run anti-smoking ads too

More TV networks want to gain from tobacco companies' mandate to run anti-smoking ads that will cost tens of millions of dollars. Fox Broadcasting and the company behind MTV, Comedy Central and BET argue that a court-ordered plan to air anti-tobacco ads
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 28, 2014 23:12
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[Colorado] Camel Maker Returns to TV With E-Cig Ad 43 Years Later

The 60-second commercial, which begins airing in Colorado next month, features lab technicians in white coats and zooms in on the microprocessor that controls the sleek metallic Vuse, which like other e-cigs delivers a nicotine-infused vapor rather than
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2013 14:04
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[Chile] Smoking to be Banned from TV Programs

TV show protagonists will have to find an other way to look cool and relaxed, since smoking is about to be banned from all small screen programming. The Chilean Senate has approved, after a long debate, the bill modifying Law 19.419, which regulates the
I Love Chile (cl)
added Dec 20, 2012 15:05
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Larry Hagman, Who Played J.R. Ewing in ‘Dallas,’ Dies at 81

The cause was complications of cancer . . . After he kicked a longtime cigarette habit, he became an avid antismoking activist and often carried a battery-powered fan with which he blew smoke back into the faces of offenders.
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2012 17:27
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[Illinois] Don Draper's Deadly Habit

A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Northwestern University
added Sep 18, 2012 01:26
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R.J. Reynolds loses bid to end TV anti-smoking ad requirement

A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected R.J. Reynolds' bid to void a decade-old order requiring tobacco companies to televise "corrective" advertisements....did not show that the judge who ordered the ads exceeded her authority, and waited too long to
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2016 17:47
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Watch: Fox storms out of TV interview

Ms Fox became angered during the discussion and accused the tobacco spokesman of "peddling death and destruction and misery on our people". She also compared Dr Gietz to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels. Dr Gietz is in New Zealand to oppose plans
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:30
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