The Washington Post, 19 Mar 2018
New Zealand Herald, 19 Mar 2018
PR Newswire, 16 Mar 2018

As a truly toxic and addictive product, tobacco has no place in films that are marketed to youth.
— U.N. World Health Organization (2011)
Let's keep tobacco companies and the greedheads who take their money from bombarding kids with the message that smoking is what cool people do.
— Film critic David Edelstein (2010)
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)
An MPAA policy to give films with smoking an adult (R) rating ... could eliminate youth-rated films as sources of exposure to on-screen tobacco imagery.
— U.S. Surgeon General (2012)
Disney...committed to eliminating smoking from all its movies watched by children. We could save over a million children from premature death if every film studio followed suit.
— U.S. Surgeon General (2015)