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No special film rating when tobacco is shown

The judge didn’t buy the arguments and instead said “movie ratings are a form of protected speech.” Continue reading

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Film Rating System Could Get Slapped With Suit

“Media influences, such as movies, have a profound impact on the adolescent self-concept,” whether it is through violence or making a character look more attractive, grownup or cool by smoking.  The tobacco industry understands this and for decades has played into these … Continue reading

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