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[UK, USA] Matthew Weiner, season six of Mad Men and why Don Draper’s ahead of his time

As Mad Men returns, its creator Matthew Weiner talks about his Sixties fetish, battling the TV network, and why he feels guilty about making smoking cool
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 4, 2013 09:48

Yabba Dabba Cough! Flashback to When The Flintstones Shilled Cigarettes

In 1970, Congress passed an Act banning the advertisements of cigarettes on television and radio. Although they never actually showed Barney getting lung cancer, in 1986, the Flintstones did a PSA for the American Cancer Association. In fact, when the se
Advertising Age
added Apr 3, 2013 13:34

What’s On Wednesday

8 P.M. (13, 49) WHAT PLANTS TALK ABOUT “Nature” follows J. C. Cahill, ... sometimes wage war, as when wild tobacco deploys nicotine to poison certain insects
New York Times
added Apr 3, 2013 10:27

[UK-Wales] Health minister signals change of tack on TV smoking ban exemption

The new Health Minister has indicated he will seek to change a controversial Welsh Government policy to exempt film and television production companies from the smoking ban. Mark Drakeford, who replaced Lesley Griffiths in a reshuffle last month, was a
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 2, 2013 09:02
6 Views Plans Controversial Electronic Cigarette TV Advertising Campaign

plan to run a TV advertising campaign that challenges the UK’s ban on tobacco advertising while promoting the benefits of electronic cigarettes to the general public
added Mar 29, 2013 14:41

Robin Wright And Kevin Spacey Struggled With House of Cards Smoking

struggled with smoking scenes while making drama series House OF CARDS because they were both trying to quit the habit for real.
added Mar 19, 2013 01:17

[UK] Call for TV smoking curfew

Children in the UK are exposed to "millions" of tobacco images every week on television, leading to calls for curfew on programmes featuring smoking. Published in BMJ journal Tobacco Control, the study said smoking is frequently featured in films market
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Mar 13, 2013 11:04

[UK] Research calls for stricter controls on tobacco on TV

UK children are being exposed to millions of tobacco images and messages every week on prime time television, according to new research at The University of Nottingham. Doctors and academics at the University-based UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies
added Mar 12, 2013 13:19

[UK] TV condemned over tobacco depiction

Showing cigarette brands on fictional TV shows is "unnecessary" and of "questionable legality", experts have said after they found that tobacco branding is "particularly common" in popular soap Coronation Street.
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 12, 2013 05:46

Tobacco imagery on prime time UK television [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Television programming is a source of significant exposure of youth to tobacco imagery, before and after the watershed. Tobacco branding is particularly common in Coronation Street, a soap opera popular among youth audiences. More stringent
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2013 05:32
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