News | Video/radio

2016

Hollywood not honoring anti-smoking pledge: Lawsuit

Jenna Susko and Amy Corral | NBC 4 Los Angeles (4 Apr 2016)
A nearly 60-page complaint filed by Timothy Forsyth accuses the film industry of ignoring scientific evidence linking big screen smoking to adolescent habits. Read more...

2015

How smoking in movies drives kids to become smokers

MD Samir Gupta | Globalnews.ca (16 Sep 2015)
We now know that protecting kids from the influence of smoking in movies today is a key to preventing them from becoming smokers tomorrow. Read more...

2014

Canadian teens lured into smoking through movies

CTV News | The Globe and Mail (Toronto) (4 Sep 2014)
Despite strict rules against tobacco advertising in Canada, the industry is making its way into movies, including those geared toward teens. Read more...

Is the tobacco lobby losing its grip?

Bill Hockenberry | The Takeaway (PRI) (6 Feb 2014)
Stan Glantz: Movies are the major place that kids get pro-tobacco media exposure. Read more...

Surgeon General: 'Sex and the City,' movies that glamorize lighting up...a factor in rise in smoking

Jake and Metzger Tapper Jessica | The Lead (CNN) (17 Jan 2014)
Report says that young people are being exposed to 14.9 billion tobacco impressions in youth-rated films. Read more...

Golden Globes' sexy portrayal of e-cigarettes makes lawmakers smolder

Aliah Git | CBS This Morning (16 Jan 2014)
Four US senators fired off angry letters to NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Read more...

2012

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...

2010

Smoke's on the silver screen

Jian Ghomeshi | CBC (13 Jan 2010)
Stan Glantz and Katherine Monk debate onscreen smoking. Read more...

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...

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...