Coalition for Media Education
A strategic network linking media educators, health
advocates, media reformers, independent media makers,
community organizers free of corporate media funding.
National organization to reduce teen smoking and exposure
to secondhand smoke. Runs the "truth" campaign.
Being sued by the tobacco industry for telling unpleasant
truths about Big Tobacco.
Community leaders aorund the United States working
to promote Smoke Free Movies.
for Nonsmokers' Rights
Supports the nationwide battle against secondhand
smoke. Their Tobacco
Industry Tracking Database© is a unique collection
of information on the activities of the tobacco industry
and its allies.
Research on effects of anti-smoking ads and smoking
in the movies on kids.
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting corporate
social responsibility working to press media giants
to get smoking out of youth-rated movies. Learn
more shareholder efforts.
Brain Society (India)
Conducted a major study
of smoking in the movies in India, that showed that
brand identification nearly tripled after India ended
legal tobacco advertising.
Youth Advocacy Network
Resources and tools for youth to take action against
tobacco in Hollywood movies.
for Tobacco Free Kids
Updates on national, state and global anti-tobacco
initiatives, more. Read
why they support and R-rating for smoking movies.
for Tobacco Control Research and Education
Research on tobacco control from the University of
California San Francisco and elsewhere.
Clearinghouse helps overseas groups counter tobacco
British American Tobacco's use of Warner Brothers
movies to promote tobacco in Nigeria.
Center for Corporate Responsibility
A coalition of 275 Protesant, Catholic and Jewish
institutional investors with more than $100 billion
in equities held by pension, endowment or charitable
foundation funds that presses corporations to act
responsibly. ICCR is leading an effort to use shareholder
resolutions to press the media giants that own
Hollywood to get smoking out of youth-rated films.
Efforts by screen writer Joe Esterhaus to get smoking
out of movies.
Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group
Research and action on smoking in movies and tobacco
Help for families and educators to maximize the benefits
and minimize the harm of mass media on children through
research, education and advocacy.
Mexico Media Literacy Project
Education on media literacy, including the DVD Something
Stinks in Hollwood, that was developed in cooperating
with Smoke Free Movies. It includes classroom exercises,
clips of popular movies to analyze, and more.
Voices Exposed (OVX) Butts of Hollywood
Vermont teens fighting back against Big Tobacco and
Hollywood, including with their own movie
New York teens tell Hollywood to stop doing Big Tobacco's
dity work. Check out their step-by-step
guide to help teens let Hollywood know what they
think. (Click here for last
Reviews of smoking in current movies along with ideas
Description of the content of movies, including smoking.
Activities about smoking in the movies developed by
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Interesting
material, but timid.
Online guide to quiting smoking.
Facts and advocacy for Canada sponsored by the Youth
Advocacy Training Instute and Lung Association of
University Department of Pediatrics Advocacy Program
Pediatricians in training take on Hollywood.
With No Smoking
List of movies that are smoke free.
National Truth Campaign designed to tell the truth
about the tobacco industry.
Analysis of smoking in the movies done by high school
students with Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant
Online reference sponsored by the International Tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education
Research and training on tobacco control.
Health Organization World No Tobacco Day 2003
The theme of WHO World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2003
was "Tobacco Free Film Tobacco Free Fashion" to focus
attention on the role of the fashion and film world
in fostering the worldwide tobacco epidemic and urge
them to stop being used as vehicles of death and disease.
Digest of the latest tobacco-related news, with searchable