, 16 Sep 2015
Times Colonist (British Columbia), 12 Sep 2015
Univ. of Toronto News, 8 Sep 2015

Each time the [film] industry releases another movie that depicts smoking, it does so with the full knowledge of the harm it will bring to children who watch it.
— State Attorneys General (2012)
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)
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)
An MPAA policy to give films with smoking an adult (R) rating ... could eliminate youth-rated films as sources of exposure to on-screen tobacco imagery.
— U.S. Surgeon General (2012)
As a truly toxic and addictive product, tobacco has no place in films that are marketed to youth.
— U.N. World Health Organization (2011)