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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

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

[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

George S. Irving, Tony Winner and Voice of Heat Miser, Dies at 94

spokesman for...White Owl cigars. Once you try a White Owl, he said with a cocky smile, “We’re gonna getcha.”...he lost the job...when he told Esquire magazine that he was most like his character in the ad campaign “when I get my hands on a big, fat Cuban
New York Times
added Dec 30, 2016 02:39

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
added Nov 1, 2016 17:47

[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

GLANTZ: Direct evidence that e-cig TV ads are recruiting kids to nicotine addiction

Mattlhew Farrelly and colleagues at RTI just published an excellent experimental study demonstrating that e-cigarette TV ads being run by blu, NJOY, and 21st Century e-cigarette companies move youth who have never used e-cigarettes toward taking them up.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 9, 2015 13:24

$200 Million CDC Anti-Smoking Campaign Flops

The $200 million federal anti-smoking campaign "Tips From Former Smokers" ... was mostly a flop and did not greatly boost the number of nonsmokers in the U.S. That’s the finding of a new analysis published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 19, 2015 16:01

[Australia] Philip Morris Issued A Long-Winded, Hacking Response To John Oliver’s Anti-Tobacco Rant

"we take seriously the responsibility that comes with selling a product that is an adult choice and is harmful to health.” Translation: Don’t listen to John Oliver. He’s just a stupid comedian, and we know we’re selling a deadly product. He’s not as smar
added Feb 17, 2015 17:39

[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02
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