News | Video/radio
Paul Bliss | CTV Toronto (25 Feb 2017)
Video clip: The day before the 2017 Oscars, CTV Toronto interviews Ontario Coalition for Smokefree Movies' Chris Yacatto and Tracy McCharles, Ontario's Minister of Consumer Services, whose agency overseas the film ratings.
Scott Simon | NPR (23 Jul 2016)
Should a child going to a G-rated movie be exposed to characters smoking on screen? The MPAA is defending itself from a lawsuit about that. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with film historian David Thomson.
Jenna Susko and Amy Corral | NBC 4 Los Angeles (4 Apr 2016)
A nearly 60-page complaint filed by Timothy Forsyth accuses the film industry of ignoring scientific evidence linking big screen smoking to adolescent habits.
MD Samir Gupta | Globalnews.ca (16 Sep 2015)
We now know that protecting kids from the influence of smoking in movies today is a key to preventing them from becoming smokers tomorrow.
CTV News | The Globe and Mail (Toronto) (4 Sep 2014)
Despite strict rules against tobacco advertising in Canada, the industry is making its way into movies, including those geared toward teens.
Bill Hockenberry | The Takeaway (PRI) (6 Feb 2014)
Stan Glantz: Movies are the major place that kids get pro-tobacco media exposure.
Surgeon General: 'Sex and the City,' movies that glamorize lighting up...a factor in rise in smoking
Jake and Metzger Tapper Jessica | The Lead (CNN) (17 Jan 2014)
Report says that young people are being exposed to 14.9 billion tobacco impressions in youth-rated films.
Aliah Git | CBS This Morning (16 Jan 2014)
Four US senators fired off angry letters to NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Dave Iverson | KQED Radio 'Forum' (9 Mar 2012)
UCSF's Stan Glantz and Pam Ling discuss U.S. Surgeon General's report.