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California Youth Advocacy Network
 

Tobacco & Hollywood Campaign Resources

Print Materials

The Four Solutions Post Card

The Four Solutions post card is a great resource to include in educational packets for decision makers and community members.  The material highlights the four solutions for addressing tobacco use in youth-rated films.

Timeline of Smoking in the Movies Trifold Brochure

The detailed Smoke Free Movies timeline includes important dates and details of tobacco use in films and efforts to make movies healthier by eliminating tobacco presence in youth-rated movies.

These are great materials to share with the public, organized groups, and decision-makers at meetings and events! CYAN can ship to you as long as we have sufficient availability. Please email info@cyanonline.org to request materials with a short description of how you will be using them and a desired quantity.

Resources for Film Tax Subsidies Issue

Learn about a new angle of the Tobacco and Hollywood Campaign.  Information and Local Actions here.

For even more info on this issue go to National Smoke Free Movies Campaign website.

Tobacco and Hollywood Community Action Guide

Developed by the Tobacco and Hollywood Campaign, this guide is designed to empower youth, community members, and tobacco control advocates to change tobacco use norms in Hollywood. It contains the tools communities need to work on local advocacy efforts, including:

  • Power Point Presentations
  • Sample Letters
  • Sample Petition and Resolution
  • Fact Sheets
  • Press Releases

To order a copy of the Tobacco and Hollywood Community Action Guide for Smoke Free Movies, please visit the Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California.

MPAA Ratings Change Analysis

On May 10, 2007, the Motion Picture Association of America announced smoking was to be included as a factor when rating films G, PG, PG-13, and R, in addition to previous factors such as violence, language, and sexual content.  Following this announcement, there have been several major statements from Attorneys General, Congresspersons, movie studios, and major health organizations.  The MPAA Ratings Change Analysis is a document for tobacco control professionals and advocates only, to provide a summary of all the recent news, possible next steps, and sample talking points.