Dr. Stanton Glantz, Part II: Rated R for Smoking

Premiere DateJul 18, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:44 Preface
03:16 Frustration with Studios
04:50 What About Artistic Integrity?
06:49 R Ratings Too Ingrained?
08:00 Will Ratings Change?
10:11 Outro
10:54 Nice Touch Lee Bozeman
16:52 Finish

Joe continues his conversation with Dr. Stanton Glantz about the importance of making smoking restricted content in movies, and why arguments of artistic integrity don’t exactly hold up.

Dr. Stanton Glantz is a professor of medicine at the Truth Initiative Distinguished Professor of Tobacco Control at the University of California San Francisco’s Center for Tobacco Control, Research, and Education. He’s also the co-author of the CDC’s recent report, “Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies.”

You can learn more by visiting UCSF’s Smoke Free Movies website.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…