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Surgeon General's Report on Smoking 50th. Anniversary January 16th. 2014

Posted by pamela mccoll on Thursday, January 9, 2014,
Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking & Health—50th Anniversary: 1964-2014

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Update October 2012 from Smoke Free Movies.

Posted by pamela mccoll on Wednesday, October 3, 2012,

See the ad at http://smokefreemovies.ucsf.edu/ourads/ad_sfm89.htm

One in a series, this Smoke Free Movies advertisement first ran on October 3, 2012, in The Hollywood Reporter and Variety.

Six major Hollywood studios just made the case for R-rating tobacco.

[Text:]

Reducing kids’ exposure to on-screen smoking is official, national health policy. But in 2011, reversing five years of progress, Hollywood studios boosted tobacco incidents in PG and PG-13 movies by 34% overall. And ...


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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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Media

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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