News | 2007

2007

Notebook: Movie smoking

Katie Couric | CBS News (8 Oct 2007)
Movies don't show the tragic effects of smoking, just the glamour. Read more...

More Hollywood studios say 'No Smoking'

Michael Cieply | The New York Times (1 Oct 2007)
Even the most aggressive studios have built wiggle-room into their policies. Read more...

Should movies with cigarettes be rated 'R'?

Jeff Glor | CBS Early Show (29 Sep 2007)
Researchers say that when it comes to smoking, life imitates art. Read more...

Hollywood kicks a noxious habit

The editors | The Christian Science Monitor (1 Aug 2007)
Disney's ban on smoking in some of its movies is part of an inexorable shift in public perception. Read more...

Walt Disney to snuff smoking in some films

Andy Fixmer | The Washington Post (27 Jul 2007)
Family movies from Disney, the first studio to make the pledge, will not show cigarette smoking. Read more...

Bowing to pressure, Disney bans smoking in its branded movies

Brooks Barnes | The New York Times (26 Jul 2007)
Disney's action comes amid increasing pressure from advocacy groups and regulators. Read more...

Disney kicking the habit

Josh Grossberg | E! (25 Jul 2007)
CEO Robert Iger laid out the company's revised guidelines. Read more...

Anti-smoking campaign underway

William Triplett | Variety (22 Jun 2007)
Lawmaker asks Hollywood to raise awareness. Read more...

Hollywood set to filter on-screen smoking

Jim Puzzanghera | Los Angeles Times (11 May 2007)
A UC-San Francisco professor of medicine said the MPAA announcement did not go far enough. Read more...

Cloudy picture for MPAA smoking scrutiny

Scott Bowles | USA Today (10 May 2007)
The MPAA said that it would scrutinize smoking more closely as part of its ratings criteria. Read more...