News | 2008

2008

US battle against teen smoking stalls: CDC

Maggie Fox | Reuters (26 Jun 2008)
Kind of like mercury pollution in our fish, smoking imagery is all over the place in DVDs Read more...

Physicians' group furious at cigars in 'Hulk' movie

Brooks Barnes | The New York Times (16 Jun 2008)
The American Medical Association is hulking mad at Marvel Studios. Read more...

NY State Dept. of Health urges Hollywood to take immediate action

| NY State Dept. of Health (16 Jun 2008)
'One year later, we are still waiting for Hollywood to do the right thing.' Read more...

AMA Alliance warns parents about smoking in 'Incredible Hulk,' other summer blockbusters

Leading public health advocates call for R rating for films with tobacco imagery. Read more...

A PG-13 rating, despite the haze

Brooks Barnes | The New York Times (28 Jan 2008)
Has Hollywood’s get-tough stance on cigarettes gone up in smoke? Read more...