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2002

Puffing up a storm

Margot Roosevelt | Time (18 Mar 2002)
Rob Reiner: 'Movies are basically advertising cigarettes to kids.' Read more...

Smoking's filmy glamour — Is there fire?

Deborah Hornblow | Hartford Courant (15 Mar 2002)
Tobacco companies claim they are sticking to product placement agreement, but numbers are up. Read more...

Show a puff, get an 'R' — Tobacco foes want movie ratings to include smoking

Ray Delgado | San Francisco Chronicle (12 Mar 2002)
The study blasted the tobacco industry for aggressive product placement tactics in the 1980s. Read more...

Anti-smoking groups call for movie ratings to factor in tobacco

Alexa Haussler | AP (12 Mar 2002)
Study: Cigarette companies aggressively pursued product placement in films. Read more...

In the 80's: Lights! Camera! Cigarettes!

Rick Lyman | The New York Times (12 Mar 2002)
Tobacco companies were well aware of the benefits of having audiences … see their favorite stars smoking. Read more...

Spacek's smoking ignites new row over Hollywood's love of cigarettes

Stephen Naysmith | The Herald (10 Mar 2002)
Oscar-listed movie attacked as smokescreen for disguised big tobacco advertising. Read more...

Ad banned, but smoking on screen isn't

Patrick Goldstein | Los Angeles Times (5 Mar 2002)
Why is cigarette smoking still on the rise in Hollywood films? Read more...

2001

Rising up from the ashtrays

Carla Meyer | San Francisco Chronicle (27 Dec 2001)
Cigarettes return to films in a big way. Read more...

Bid to end big smoke in movies

| The Guardian (7 Aug 2001)
Films which show actors smoking should be classified as unsuitable for children in the same way as those that contain sex and violence, according to a well-funded pressure group. Read more...

Tobacco's long-time adversary takes on Tinseltown

Michael McCarthy | The Lancet (7 Jul 2001)
Although it may take a few years, Glantz predicts Hollywood will give in. Read more...