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Rihanna Under Fire Over Smoking Video

Pop star Rihanna has been criticised by anti-smoking campaigners for lighting up a cigarette in her latest music video. The Umbrella star recently filmed the promo for her single We Found Love in Ireland and she is seen smoking in the footage. She has also released a series of publicity shots for her new album, Talk That That, and the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Nora Aunor smoking a cigarette on “Yes! Magazine” cover

A group of doctors plans to tap show biz celebrities to help advocate for a healthy lifestyle in a smoke-free environment. The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) recently decided to tap entertainment icons as “role models” against tobacco use, “since they draw a larger following than doctors do,” said Dr. Mike Aragon, head of the PMA media affairs group. The idea … Continue reading

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What cigarette do you smoke, Doctor?

In the 1950s and 1960s, advertisements for cigarettes were everywhere. The immense amount of advertising was made possible by a booming tobacco industry, minimal governmental intervention, and a general public unaware of the long-term consequences of cigarette smoking. A particularly reprehensible advertisement was aired during that time period which suggested that doctors support and encourage the use of cigarettes, particularly … Continue reading

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Vogue editor regrets cigarette shots

French Vogue’s former editor Carine Roitfeld regrets using cigarettes in so many of her fashion shoots. After several years as the magazine’s editor, Roitfeld left her post in January. Since then she’s embarked on new projects, including penning a tome called Irreverent. It contains her favourite images she’s been involved with, and Vogue.com has published a sneak peek. Roitfeld says … Continue reading

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