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Hollywood Presents: Smoking

Hollywood Presents: Smoking


This ad was spotted by Noah (thanks) last month in New York. It’s from Reality Check NY, a group that is pushing to have smoking relegated to R-Rated movies only.

“Now Playing in 75% of PG-13 movies”
“Hollywood Presents SMOKING influencing 390,000 new teen smokers each year”.

I don’t what to say about it. If they succeed then it will be possible to make hundreds of ratings. Abuse, pollution, violence against animals, violence against woman, violence against gays, alcoholism, speed hogs; all suitable for a rating.

Below one of the enormous amount of ads made by Smoke Free Movies, a project of Stanton A. Glantz, PhD, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. This project is supported by grants from the American Legacy Foundation, the Arimathea Fund of the Tides Foundation, and other donors.


Reality Check NY

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