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[East Timor, South America/Caribbean, UK] Burning Desire: The Seduction of Smoking - Episode 2

Peter Taylor travels to South America and also to East Timor, the country with the highest smoking rate for men in the world, to see whether the cigarette industry can be trusted when it says it does not seduce young people to smoke.
BBC Online
added Jun 6, 2014 14:29
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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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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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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
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$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
NewsMax
added May 19, 2015 16:01
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[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
Uproxx
added Feb 17, 2015 17:39
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