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Discusses the effects on attitudes toward smoking of adolescent girls by the portrayal of Lois Lane as a Marlboro cigarette smoker in the film Superman II. The film is criticized for promoting cigarette smoking to an impressionable population
U.S. has a long and relatively effective history of regulating tobacco advertisements in comic books. Regulating comic book smoking depictions, however, has a much shorter and less substantial history. The last post in this series addresses the future of
Superman fought a character called Nick O’Teen. Superman’s message was, “With my X-ray vision I can see the harm that cigarettes do inside people’s bodies. That’s why I don’t smoke.” Oddly, Superman was also featured on candy cigarette packs at the sa
Comics Code Authority seal…the code regulated advertising, which included banning all tobacco and liquor advertisements. The Comics Code of 1954 did not, however, regulate the depiction of tobacco use by comic book characters.
This blog series examines the history of comic books and tobacco regulations….regulations, however, have not prevented tobacco advertisements from appearing in comic books. Internal tobacco documents show…have used purported anti-tobacco campaigns in
While prohibitions on commercial speech must be reviewed under an intermediate scrutiny standard–something less than the strict scrutiny for non-commercial speech–Mehta said the truthful messaging of the warnings was not a prohibition that demanded tha
The bill, S-5 will regulate the manufacture, sale, labelling and promotion of e-cigarettes and vaping products. The legislation, which only needs royal assent to become law, prohibits the sale of vaping products to minors, restricts certain forms of adv
Teens from Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler counties will speak out against the Tobacco Industry’s recent marketing campaigns and tactics at the annual shareholder meeting of the tobacco company, Altria Group. The meeting will take place on May 17th. This
While all of Plaintiffs’ arguments are meritless, amici focus here only on the public health concerns presented by cigars and the Government’s interest in regulating them. According to Plaintiffs, there is no evidence of “aregulatory problem with respe