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2006

Tobacco as an unwelcome Hollywood star

Meghan A. O'Connell | UPI (21 Jul 2006)
'Movie smoking is a little bit like lead poisoning.' Read more...

Tobacco shown in movies influences children

Bobby Ramakant | The Seoul Times (6 Jul 2006)
India's health minister: 'Single most effective public health intervention for any society in the world.' Read more...

For tobacco, stealth marketing is the norm

Julie Bosman | The New York Times (10 Mar 2006)
Cigarette marketing has largely gone under the radar. Read more...

Let's kick 'butt'!

Sheree Gomes-Gupta | DNA India (8 Mar 2006)
Health and Broadcast Ministries debate details of Bollywood tobacco policy. Read more...

Burning up the screen

Gary White | The Ledger (Florida) (3 Mar 2006)
Group fights increase in big screen smoking. Read more...

2005

Anti-smoking ads urged for DVDs

William Wan | The Washington Post (1 Dec 2005)
Latest effort by top law enforcement officials. Read more...

Deglamorize smoking

The editors | Newsday (26 Nov 2005)
Two f-words in a film require an R rating. But the f-word can't kill. Smoking can. Read more...

A link between teen smoking and movies?

Randy Dotinga | The Christian Science Monitor (22 Nov 2005)
Now pressure is mounting to douse those cigarettes and cigars in movies directly marketed to children. Read more...

Studios asked for smoking warnings on DVDs

Valerie and Hopkins Kuklenski Brent | AP (17 Nov 2005)
Attorneys General: 'We're asking studios to do more.' Read more...
Pols kick biz in the butts
Brian Lowry | Variety (17 Nov 2005)
Anti-smoking ads urged. Read more...