News | 2012

2012

Watching movie stars light up may spur kids to smoke

Robert Preidt | HealthDay (14 Mar 2012)
Kids who saw more tobacco use on film from ages 9 to 14 tended to become regular smokers. Read more...

Preventing youth smoking

Dave Iverson | KQED Radio 'Forum' (9 Mar 2012)
UCSF's Stan Glantz and Pam Ling discuss U.S. Surgeon General's report. Read more...

At Vanity Fair’s Oscar party, everyone is someone

Melena Ryzik | The New York Times (28 Feb 2012)
Cigarette and candy girls in cream mini-dresses designed by L'Wren Scott roaming a tented area. Read more...

Azad takes on-screen smoking row to Khurshid

Jyoti. Arjana | The Pioneer (27 Feb 2012)
India's health minister defends regulations that add on-screen warnings to movies with smoking. Read more...

Hollywood hooks young on smoking

Nick Lypaczewski | St. Thomas Times-Journal (26 Feb 2012)
Public health agency calls on Ontario Film Review Board to rate smoking movies 18A. Read more...

Viggo Mortensen

Lucy Kellaway | Financial Times (10 Feb 2012)
I note with approval slight nicotine stains on his teeth, a courageous act of defiance for an American film star. Read more...

Smoking: Marilyn star Michelle Williams likes it not

Katie Nicholl | Daily Mail (30 Jan 2012)
Michelle smoked as little as she could even though Marilyn smoked 'a lot.' Read more...

'Agneepath' first film to run anti-smoking scroll

Himanshi Dhawan | The Times of India (28 Jan 2012)
Films with smoking scenes ... will now have to face cuts or run a statutory warning. Read more...