The Hollywood Reporter, 16 Sep 2016
Deadline.com, 14 Sep 2016
Digital Journal, 10 Sep 2016

Each time the [film] industry releases another movie that depicts smoking, it does so with the full knowledge of the harm it will bring to children who watch it.
— State Attorneys General (2012)
Movies with depictions of any tobacco product use should be given a minimum of an R rating.
— American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
Hollywood started me smoking, literally putting a cigarette in my hand. Who knows how many moviegoers have started smoking because of what they have seen on the screen?
— Actor Kirk Douglas (2005)
We must continue to exploit new opportunities to get cigarettes on screen and into the hands of smokers.
— Philip Morris International (1983)
As a truly toxic and addictive product, tobacco has no place in films that are marketed to youth.
— U.N. World Health Organization (2011)