The Wall Street Journal, 22 Jul 2016
The Guardian, 19 Jul 2016

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)
We must continue to exploit new opportunities to get cigarettes on screen and into the hands of smokers.
— Philip Morris International (1983)
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)
According to the scientific evidence, if defendants continue their current rating of films with tobacco imagery, defendants’ conduct will kill approximately one million children.
— Forsyth v MPAA et al. (2016)
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)