Daily Archives: August 20, 2010

Half Of Top Films Still Feature Tobacco

After peaking in 2005, on-screen smoking in the top movies has declined by almost half to 1,935 recorded instances in 2009. All told, 51 percent of the top movies in 2009 didn’t show tobacco use at all, the first time a majority, albeit a thin one, of big films have been tobacco-free.

China tobacco firms accused of targeting children

China - Chinese tobacco companies are targeting women and children as potential smokers as the market in men has peaked, health experts said on Thursday.