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[UK, UK-Wales] BBC admits Casualty smoking storyline did not have to be dropped

The BBC has been forced into a U-turn over claims that it had to axe a storyline in Casualty because of Wales’s anti-smoking laws.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:45

FOOTE: 43 Years Of No Radio Or TV Cigarette Ads

Can you believe that it has been nearly 43 years since President Richard Nixon signed a bill into law that banned cigarette advertising on radio and TV (even though the President was a heavy pipe smoker)? I was only 16
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Jan 24, 2013 23:45
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[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] HEMLEY: Thank You For Not Smoking (on film and TV sets)

I think it’s a shame at a time the BBC has decided to make Cardiff a drama hub – a centre of excellence – that something such as filming an actor smoking in character is putting its own productions at risk
The Stage Newspaper Limited (uk)
added Jan 24, 2013 20:23

[India] ‘Movies, TV impact tobacco users more than newspapers’

A nationwide study has revealed that movies and television have a far greater impact on the use of tobacco than newspapers. The research ‘Movies and TV Influence Tobacco Use in India’, which was led by K. Viswanath, is claimed to be the first nation-wide
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 24, 2013 20:07
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[UK] BBC News - BBC Cymru Wales withdraws Casualty smoking plot change claim

BBC Cymru Wales has withdrawn its claim that a story line in medical TV drama Casualty had to be pulled because of the smoking ban on film sets in Wales. It now says the story did run after the production team found an alternative way of filming a smoki
BBC Online
added Jan 24, 2013 19:47
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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

[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

[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

[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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