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New holiday books for 2017 coming soon

Posted by pamela mccoll on Thursday, May 11, 2017,


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Check out As You Sow for action to bring about new policies to better protect kids from the influence of smoking in films.

Posted by pamela mccoll on Thursday, December 20, 2012,
http://www.asyousow.org/health_safety/smoking.shtml

Check out this great organization for a thorough reporting on this issue of smoking in movies.

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Last set of q and a for now

Posted by pamela mccoll on Sunday, April 1, 2012,

 

1)      Rango, Babar, Madeline, Curious George, Three Little Bears, Frosty the Snowman. They are amongst many popular children’s tales that reference or have been illustrated to reference smoking. Do the copyright owners of these works have a responsibility to sanitize their stories to rid them of any smoking references?  

 

 It is a question of doing what you believe is important and what you believe will make a difference – even if it is a small thing.  I believe we all have a role...


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Posted by pamela mccoll on Sunday, April 1, 2012,

 Santa Quits Smoking In New Edition   

    Of Best-Selling Christmas Classic

 

 

 

 

A new edition of the timeless classic children’s book, Twas The Night Before Christmas, is being released amidst controversy. The version being published by child advocate Pamela McColl has edited out references of Santa smoking a pipe. It raises the question: Should we alter a best-selling institution under any circumstances, even when doing so may save lives? It also puts a spotlight on the preventi...


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