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Mona Chalabi | The Guardian (19 Jul 2016)
[Major studios' trade group] says a ban on smoking would be attack on free speech – and indeed, most movies still reek of tobacco, even those aimed at teenagers.
Eriq Gardner | The Hollywood Reporter (18 Jul 2016)
Plaintiffs defend a lawsuit seeking an injunction where no films featuring tobacco imagery can be given G, PG or PG-13 ratings.
Rachel Thomas | stuff.co.nz (31 May 2016)
New Zealand researchers are calling for an R rating for TV shows and films containing tobacco imagery, after a study that shows there has been little change in on-screen smoking in the past 10 years.
| dnaIndia.com (26 May 2016)
India's on-screen warning that 'smoking is injurious to health' does not stop people emulating the smoking character, says the IMA, which represents more then two million physicians and medical students across the country.
Megan Pustetto | Daily Mail Australia (17 May 2016)
He 'smoked himself out' while filming The Nice Guys and admits he has now given up the habit for good.
Alyssa Rosenberg | The Washington Post (11 May 2016)
The debate about smoking and the movies raises important questions about the history of government regulation of the movies, the ability of an industry to regulate itself, and the best ways to advocate for changes to what we see on our movie screens.
Eriq Gardner | The Hollywood Reporter (29 Apr 2016)
In response to a class-action lawsuit, MPAA members raise the First Amendment flag and warn of forced R ratings for movies with soda and fatty foods.
Editors | Truth Initiative (7 Apr 2016)
'We should not allow movies to be advertising vehicles for big tobacco,' said Truth CEO Robin Koval.
Ontario Lung Association | MarketWired (6 Apr 2016)
On eve of MTV Movie Awards, youth from Canada and the US join forces to call for smoke-free youth-rated movies.
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.