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Reader response in The Guardian

Posted by pamela mccoll on Monday, December 24, 2012,
Robstacle
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Anyone who feels compelled to fight for freedom of speech could probably find a better target than a publisher of children's books.

The facts are:
(1) The story of Santa doesn't require him to smoke, and those two lines of poetry are not especially important to the piece - removing them doesn't change its tone or appeal....


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The Use of Language to Normalize and Legitimize the tobacco epidemic

Posted by pamela mccoll on Friday, October 26, 2012,
“Neglecting to discuss the industry’s role as the disease
vector in the tobacco epidemic is like refusing to discuss
the role of mosquitoes in a malaria epidemic or rats
in an outbreak of bubonic plague. From a public health
perspective, it is imperative to go to the source
of the problem.”
Dr.Rob Cushman,MD, FRCPC
Medical Officer of Health,Ottawa


Anti - is a word that the tobacco industry relishes as it links their critics with prohibitionists. 
Pro a Smoke free generation. 

 

 

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Buzz Blog

Posted by pamela mccoll on Tuesday, October 16, 2012,

http://bookmarketingbuzzblog.blogspot.com/2012/10/santa-quits-smoking-is-it-right-to.html


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IGNITE A CONVERSATION AROUND SMOKING PREVENTION

Posted by pamela mccoll on Wednesday, September 5, 2012,
I noticed in the news today that Kentucky is gearing up to further smoke- free legislation in 2013. It has been my
direction for some time to put energies into getting kids to not start. Einstein said it is easier to get started in anything than it is to get oneself out of anything.... I don't know the exact quote but you get the idea. Addiction can be a tricky concept to explain to an adult let alone a child but this is the conversation we need to develop in our social cure to tobacco use.
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Smoke Free Movies Support For

Posted by pamela mccoll on Thursday, April 5, 2012,
Smoke Free Movies has launched a series of print advertisements in Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and other publications. This advertisement first ran in the March 21, 2012 edition of Variety.

[National policy report, March 8, 2012]

What the U.S. Surgeon General just said about the R-rating:

“Studies have shown that movies deliver billions of images of smoking to young audiences...The evidence is sufficient to conclude that there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the m...
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