TITLE

CHINA KICKING PIC HABIT

AUTHOR(S)
Coonan, Clifford
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;10/8/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 6, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that China has rolled out a campaign against smoking scenes in motion pictures. China media watchdog the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (Sarft) criticized film and television producers for their indifference to non-smokers. Sarft claimed that in the absence of national laws banning tobacco, there was no legal basis for banning smoking scenes in movies. The campaign to stop onscreen smoking dovetails with plans for a smoke-free Olympics in 2008.
ACCESSION #
27047485

 

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