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...

Watching movie stars light up may spur kids to smoke

Robert Preidt | HealthDay (14 Mar 2012)
Kids who saw more tobacco use on film from ages 9 to 14 tended to become regular smokers. Read more...

Should movies with smoking be rated 'R'?

Alexandra Sifferlin | Time (9 Jul 2012)
The film industry has known about the relationship between smoking in movies and kid smoking for years. 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...

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