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Growing Burden of Lifestyle Diseases in Emerging Countries

The prevalence of NCD risk factors like smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity are anticipated to grow at a faster rate in developing countries compared to developed countries during 2015–2030. However, WHO member countries are expected to be proactive
PR Newswire
added Feb 10, 2016 18:19

[Europe, Ireland] O’Reilly criticises EC’s transparency in dealings with tobacco firms

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has strongly criticised the European Commission’s refusal to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent, following an investigation by her office. A report by Ms O’Reilly in October sharply criticised t
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:07

[UK] PRITCHETT: Without smoking in films, I'll totally lose the plot

don’t trust anyone inhaling deeply – except, of course, if it’s a Fifties detective in a trilby. And an overflowing ashtray is a clear indicator of an obsessive loner. Keep your eye on him. A pipe smoker was once a decent sort, but not any more. Don’t tru
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:05

[Illinois] PHILLIPS: Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless

And there can never be a vaping equivalent to the line in "Sweet Smell of Success" spit out, like a threat, by Burt Lancaster as he quietly humiliates Tony Curtis with three little words: "Match me, Sidney."
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 4, 2016 20:28

[Europe, Germany] How essential are cigarettes in movies?

Does smoking on screen encourage young people to take up the habit? The WHO wants to ban tobacco from film. We take a look back at iconic classics that wouldn't have been quite the same without cigarettes.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:21

[Africa, South Africa] 'SA ahead of world in anti-tobacco film ratings'

the Film and Publication Board (FPB) in South Africa already considers this during its ratings... it has for a long time considered cigarette smoking and the use of substances before it applied an age rating to films. “It is not a new situation for the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:50

[France] Sus à la cigarette au cinéma! [Addition to smoking in movies!]

in April 2015, the idea of banning their use on the seventh national art was the subject of a parliamentary debate...80% of French movies contain smoking scenes, while the Evin law prohibits direct or indirect advertising of these products. In 2009, Metro
Le Devoir (ca)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:07

[UK] Snuffed out – the kids' classics that would be censored by a smoking ban

films popular with older children and teenagers, such as Lord of the Rings (Gandalf and his pipe) or X-Men (Wolverine and his cigar) would be affected if they were released now, as would dozens of children’s classics familiar to generations. What else wou
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:25

ARCHIVE: Guidelines for implementation of Article 13 / Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (PDF)

entertainment media 31. The depiction of tobacco in entertainment media products, such as films, theatre and games, can strongly influence tobacco use, particularly among young people. Therefore, Parties should take the following measures: • Implement a m
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:38

Films showing smoking scenes should be rated to protect children from tobacco addiction

WHO is calling on governments to rate movies that portray tobacco use in a bid to prevent children and adolescents from starting to smoke cigarettes and use other forms of tobacco. Movies showing use of tobacco products have enticed millions of young peo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:31
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