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Jennifer Newton | Daily Mail (3 Feb 2016)
The Dolby Theatre will have a strict no smoking policy on Oscars night. This also applies to e-cigarettes and vaping will be banned from venue. Comes after Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted vaping at the SAG awards. The pictures prompted a backlash from the American Lung Association.
Jane Kirby | Irish Examiner (2 Feb 2016)
Adult rating would protect children from glamourisation of act.
Haroon Siddique | The Guardian (1 Feb 2016)
Cigarette companies are turning to film industry to recruit next generation of smokers, warns World Health Organization.
Ian Johnson | The Independent (UK) (1 Feb 2016)
Big Tobacco increasingly using films to market cigarettes to children, WHO warns.
Lucy Westcott | Newsweek (1 Feb 2016)
Films that include smoking should receive higher age ratings and lose public subsidies, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Alexandra Gibbs | CNBC (1 Feb 2016)
Movies which contain smoking scenes or tobacco imagery "should be given an adult rating", the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in a new report, in a bid to remove the perceived glamour of the practice.
Shreerupa Mitra-Jha | Press Trust of India (1 Feb 2016)
Praising the pioneering legislative initiatives made by India and China in protecting non-smokers from smoking imagery in entertainment products, the WHO expert added that "much more needs to be done".
Films showing smoking 'should be given adult rating': WHO calls for strict guidelines to stop children being tempted to light up
Kate Pickles | Daily Mail (1 Feb 2016)
World Health Organisation called films 'last frontier' of tobacco advertising.
World Health Organization | News release (1 Feb 2016)
WHO is calling on governments to rate movies that portray tobacco use in a bid to prevent children and adolescents from starting to smoke cigarettes and use other forms of tobacco.