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Alexandra Gibbs | CNBC (1 Feb 2016)
Movies which contain smoking scenes or tobacco imagery "should be given an adult rating", the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in a new report, in a bid to remove the perceived glamour of the practice.
Shreerupa Mitra-Jha | Press Trust of India (1 Feb 2016)
Praising the pioneering legislative initiatives made by India and China in protecting non-smokers from smoking imagery in entertainment products, the WHO expert added that "much more needs to be done".
Films showing smoking 'should be given adult rating': WHO calls for strict guidelines to stop children being tempted to light up
Kate Pickles | Daily Mail (1 Feb 2016)
World Health Organisation called films 'last frontier' of tobacco advertising.
World Health Organization | News release (1 Feb 2016)
WHO is calling on governments to rate movies that portray tobacco use in a bid to prevent children and adolescents from starting to smoke cigarettes and use other forms of tobacco.
Michelle Woo | Upvoted.com (30 Jan 2016)
A veteran prop master explains what actors are really inhaling, puffing and snorting on screen.
Rush Limbaugh | The Rush Limbaugh Show (6 Jan 2016)
Now, you would think that if Hollywood was really serious about it, a bunch of liberals interested in public health, that they would not make any movies with anybody smoking. So what's up?
Robert Preidt | U.S. News (3 Nov 2015)
But only films from Argentina showed smoking on screen for a longer time frame than those from the United States.
Sarah Knapton | The Telegraph (1 Nov 2015)
Joanna Lumley, who will reprise the role of Patsy in next year's Absolutely Fabulous movie, said, 'The smoking will be interesting as people are very serious about it now.'
Thom Forbes | MediaPost.com (16 Oct 2015)
Tobacco in movies is "surely a perverse testimony to the power of product integration on screens both big and ever smaller."
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.