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Latest Smoking in Bollywood Stories

2013-04-09 12:26:03

Rebound seen in top-grossing movies from Warner Bros., Fox, Sony and others WASHINGTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A year after the U.S. Surgeon General announced that watching movies with characters who smoke causes kids to start smoking, new data show that smoking imagery has markedly increased in the movies that kids see most. Tobacco incidents in youth-rated films doubled between 2010 and 2012, returning to levels of a decade ago. Because tobacco remains the leading...

2012-09-27 06:26:20

Reversing 5 years' progress, G/PG/PG-13 smoking jumps by one-third. Disney, Universal, Warner Bros. add, despite pledges. WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only months after the office of the U.S. Surgeon General warned that exposure to on-screen smoking causes young people to start smoking, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has spotlighted the U.S. movie industry's failure to protect young audiences. (Logo:...