News | 2012

2012

Preventing youth smoking

Dave Iverson | KQED Radio 'Forum' (9 Mar 2012)
UCSF's Stan Glantz and Pam Ling discuss U.S. Surgeon General's report. Read more...

At Vanity Fair’s Oscar party, everyone is someone

Melena Ryzik | The New York Times (28 Feb 2012)
Cigarette and candy girls in cream mini-dresses designed by L'Wren Scott roaming a tented area. Read more...

Azad takes on-screen smoking row to Khurshid

Jyoti. Arjana | The Pioneer (27 Feb 2012)
India's health minister defends regulations that add on-screen warnings to movies with smoking. Read more...

Hollywood hooks young on smoking

Nick Lypaczewski | St. Thomas Times-Journal (26 Feb 2012)
Public health agency calls on Ontario Film Review Board to rate smoking movies 18A. Read more...

Viggo Mortensen

Lucy Kellaway | Financial Times (10 Feb 2012)
I note with approval slight nicotine stains on his teeth, a courageous act of defiance for an American film star. Read more...

Smoking: Marilyn star Michelle Williams likes it not

Katie Nicholl | Daily Mail (30 Jan 2012)
Michelle smoked as little as she could even though Marilyn smoked 'a lot.' Read more...

'Agneepath' first film to run anti-smoking scroll

Himanshi Dhawan | The Times of India (28 Jan 2012)
Films with smoking scenes ... will now have to face cuts or run a statutory warning. Read more...

Should smoking trigger an 'R' rating?

Amanda Gardner | Health (9 Jul 2012)
PG-13 films account for nearly two-thirds of the smoking scenes adolescents see on the big screen. Read more...

On-screen smoking may turn teens on to cigarettes

Genevra Pittman | Reuters (9 Jul 2012)
If smoking automatically earned an R rating, the number of youngsters who try cigarettes would drop by 18%. Read more...

Smoke still clouding up movies and TV

| China Daily (28 Jun 2012)
Among 40 movies produced in China last year, 28 had smoking scenes. Read more...

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