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U.S. anti-smoking ads tied to 1.6 million quit attempts

A 2012 national TV ad campaign that featured real people living with diseases and injuries caused by smoking was tied to 1.6 million smokers making quit attempts and over 100,000 kicking the habit, according to new research from U.S. health officials.
Reuters
added Sep 10, 2013 12:10
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Netherlands TV network appeals fine for smoking interview subject

VPRO said it's appealing a $792 levied against the network for airing an interview during which comedian Hans Teeuwen smoked. Teeuwen said he lit up the cigarette out of habit during a 3-hour, one-on-one interview on "Zomergasten" at the end of July.
UPI
added Sep 1, 2013 02:52
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[UK] Simon Cowell tries to quit smoking

The Britain's Got Talent star - who has previously admitted he loves smoking and is rumoured to have "smoking minders" when he goes outside for his nicotine fix during TV talent show auditions - is trying to cut down using electronic cigarettes. Fellow B
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 23, 2013 12:09
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[UK, UK-Wales] BBC says smoking ban could force dramas out of Wales

BBC Wales has warned it may have to film prestigious dramas in England unless the smoking ban is relaxed. However, campaigners are strongly opposed to calls from the film and TV industry to change the law.
BBC Online
added Jan 22, 2013 12:35
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[UK-Wales] Letters show ministers advised against TV smoking ban exemption

Smoking could be allowed in Wales on film and TV sets The Welsh Government made it clear six years ago that exempting film and TV sets from the ban on smoking in public places would undermine the message about the dangers of exposure to second-hand smok
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 12:40
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[New Zealand] DRUMMOND: Fighting for the right to brand poisonous products

You've probably seen our ads on TV, assuming you're not blind. . . . Anti-smoking nanny-state fascists hate butter and also kittens. Agree/Disagree? You agree? Of course you do. It's not like we phrased the question in a way that makes sense. Visit our
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 15, 2012 09:04
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Russian television programmes face classification

TV programmes in Russia must now be classified according to their age appropriateness . . . Deputy Sergei Zheleznyak defended the law, saying: "Cartoons featuring scenes with smoking, for example, are to undergo an examination by experts. If they decide t
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2012 12:02
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Nancy Grace tears into 'Toddlers & Tiaras' cigarette mom - The Clicker

she had to know the stunt would raise a few eyebrows. But it's unlikely she had any idea it would lead Nancy Grace to devote an entire episode of her HLN show to the topic.
Today Show (NBC)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:09
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Mom defends toddler 'smoking' fake cigarette on 'Toddlers & Tiaras'

On Wednesday, a pageant mother whose daughter, Destiny Christian, was in an episode of TLC’s “Toddlers & Tiaras,” appeared on Nancy Grace’s HLN show to defend her decision to send her child on stage with a candy cigarette.
Examiner.com (National)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:08
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New Russian Child-Protection Law Hits TV Channels

Broadcasters are forced to make changes to their programming after new law passed.
Hollywood Reporter
added Aug 31, 2012 13:08
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