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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign against second-hand smoking

The health ministry has come out with a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA), as a part of a national campaign to sensitise people about the harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. "Clinical", the 30-second PSA, reveals how exposure to sec
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:41
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[Netherlands, UK] Netflix dramas can’t kick smoking habit

Television services that deliver programmes over the internet from outside the UK are not regulated by Ofcom. Netflix is licensed by the Dutch Media Authority because its European base is in Amsterdam. Anti-smoking charities demanded that British author
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:09
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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42
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Netflix Worst Offender in Showing Smoking in TV Shows, Watchdog Group Says

Netflix’s original series contain the highest number of smoking depictions — by far — among TV shows that are popular among young people, according to a new study by antismoking group Truth Initiative. Netflix shows contained 319 “tobacco incidents” — mo
Variety
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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Stub it out: Netflix criticised for too many smoking scenes

Anti-smoking group finds streaming giant’s shows feature twice as many cigarettes and ‘tobacco incidents’ as traditional TV channels... “While streaming entertainment is more popular than ever, we’re glad that smoking is not,” a Netflix spokesman said t
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:32
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CVS Health Launches Year Three of Be The First, Its $50 Million Initiative To Help Deliver a Tobacco-Free Generation

Company to award $10 million in 2018 to promote youth smoking prevention, education and healthy behavior programming / Grants made to expand interactive gaming app and tobacco curriculum from Yale Center for Health & Learning Games and Stanford University
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2018 15:23
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Netflix in hot water for 'glamourising' tobacco use

In today's climate, Netflix's increased portrayal of tobacco usage was so unusual that a few Reddit users noticed it last summer, prompting one user to begin a thread titled "Did Netflix get in bed with Big Tobacco?"
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:46
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Streaming services such as Netflix have more sex, violence — and, it turns out, smoking

The Truth Initiative — the nonprofit anti-tobacco organization — released a study that compared seven popular Netflix shows to seven popular broadcast shows. In this sample it found Netflix’s shows featured characters smoking almost three times as often
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 01:45
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Smoking is the New Black: Tobacco use is shown more on streaming shows than on cable TV

The Netflix hit “Stranger Things” had 182 “tobacco incidents” in it — the highest number among the 14 streaming, cable and broadcast shows popular with young people that were analyzed in a new report.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:43
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Does Netflix glamorize tobacco? 79% of top streaming shows feature cigarette-smoking in hundreds of scenes, study finds

Researchers found cigarette use is more prominent in Netflix shows - like Stranger Things, which had 182 scenes featuring characters lighting up - than it is in broadcast and cable television. Health advocates warn the findings are alarming given the s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:22
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