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[UK-Wales] BBC Wales withdraws claim Casualty scene was pulled due to smoking ban

In a statement last night, the corporation admitted the production team “found an alternative way of shooting the relevant scene”. The BBC made the claim in evidence to a National Assembly sub committee on smoking regulations.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 24, 2013 19:46
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[UK, UK-Wales] Casualty anti-smoking storyline axed due to Welsh anti-smoking laws

A storyline in TV drama Casualty warning about the dangers of smoking had to be binned - because of Wales's anti-smoking laws.
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 23, 2013 05:19
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[UK, UK-Wales] 'Casualty' storyline axed due to Welsh anti-smoking laws

As a result of the stringent enforcement of this law in Wales, Casualty - which is filmed in Cardiff - had been forced to abandon the upcoming plotline. Clare Hudson, head of productions at BBC Wales, made the revelation while addressing the Welsh nation
Digital Spy (uk)
added Jan 23, 2013 02:27
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[UK, UK-Wales] Calls to change Wales smoking ban for TV drama

CALLS were made today for the Wales smoking ban to be amended so actors can smoke in productions. An Assembly committee heard that the no-smoking rule in Wales has meant that filming for BBC dramas has occasionally had to be moved to England where an ex
Campaign Series (uk)
added Jan 22, 2013 22:23
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[UK] Smoking ban harms Welsh film, say producers' group Pact

A storyline in TV drama Casualty warning about the dangers of smoking had to be dropped because of Wales' anti-smoking laws, says the BBC. BBC Wales gave evidence in the Welsh assembly as it backed a law amendment to allow smoking to be filmed on set.
BBC Online
added Jan 22, 2013 22:20
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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, USA] Sales of e-cigarettes continue to soar

“We continue to expect consumption of e-cigarettes could surpass consumption of traditional cigarettes within the next decade,” said Bonnie Herzog, tobacco analyst at Wells Fargo.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 21, 2013 12:19
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[UK] Advert for e-cigarettes to be shown on TV ($$)

Since 1965, cigarette advertising has been banned on British TV, and slots promoting smoking or tobacco are still outlawed. But because it does not contain tobacco, e-cigarette makers have begun sometimes tortuous marketing efforts to exploit a fast-grow
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 18, 2013 15:25
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[Israel] Activists protest ‘hidden cigarette ads’ on TV show

Petitioners say there is no coincidence that only 20.6% of the public smokes yet 80% of participants do so on show.
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 18, 2013 15:12
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E-Cigarettes Advertise for First Time on UK TV

E-Lites and SkyCig Waiting to See Reaction of British Consumers (Who Like to Complain About Ads)
Advertising Age
added Jan 18, 2013 06:38
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