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Director Charles Evans Jr. to receive National Media Award

June 10, 2014

Contact: Willem Sims 213-738-9246 email hidden; JavaScript is required   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Charles Evans Jr. Filmmaker, Documentarian and Philanthropist Receives National Media Award   Los Angeles—June 9, 2014—Charles Evans Jr., director of “Addiction Incorporated, ” will receive this …

May 30, 2014

CONTACT: Lindsey Poole 213-­738-­9246 email hidden; JavaScript is required FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE The LGBT Community’s Biggest Health Burden National Leaders Begin Pride Month with Conversation about Tobacco Los Angeles—May 29, 2014—National leaders in LGBT health and advocacy will join …

Trap Tobacco—Let’s Make the Next Generation Tobacco-Free

April 14, 2014

Today is historic for the tobacco education movement and the educational documentary “Addiction Incorporated.”  It’s the 20th anniversary of the day Dr. Victor DeNoble became Big Tobacco’s first whistleblower. During the Congressional Hearings, chaired by Congressional Representative Henry Waxman, DeNoble shared …

“Addiction Incorporated” Educational DVD Package Now Available

April 12, 2014

Schools and libraries can now purchase the powerful documentary, “Addiction Incorporated.”  As part of its ongoing effort to reach youth and adults, the Adrienne Jules Foundation is working with Bullfrog Films to widen the film’s distribution.  To purchase a copy …

Mitch Zeller to Head FDA’s Tobacco Products Center

February 28, 2013

Mitch Zeller, a former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) veteran, will take over the FDA’s Tobacco Products Center on March 4, 2013, according to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, who added that the center’s work “will continue to vigorously build FDA’s …

NIH Record: Addiction Incorporated Plays to Full House in Lipsett

July 30, 2012

On June 1, NIDA hosted a free screening of the film Addiction Incorporated in Lipsett Ampitheater, Bldg. 10.  It tells how Dr. Victor DeNoble, a former Philip Morris research scientist, became one of the most influential whistleblowers in history, testifying …

South County Times: Addiction Incorporated

March 23, 2012 : By Kent Tentschert

Victor DeNoble grew up in a blue collar community in the midst of cigarettes and beer. Struggling through school, most of his summers were split between summer fun and summer school, while he looked forward to becoming a plumber like …

We Are Movie Geeks: ADDICTION INCORPORATED – The Review

March 22, 2012 : By Jim Batts

The new motion picture ADDICTION INCORPORATED is part of a unique group of documentaries in that it’s essentially a small budget prequel to a big studio prestige docudrama of several years ago : Michael Mann’s THE INSIDER. The multi-Oscar nominated …

St. Louis Today: ‘Addiction Incorporated’ turns Documentary Focus on Tobacco

March 21, 2012 : By Joe Williams

By a strict definition, most American adults are hooked on drugs. Even coffee drinkers who deny that caffeine causes cravings will acknowledge that nicotine is addictive; yet that’s only a recent realization. The surprisingly stylish documentary “Addiction Incorporated” traces the …

CBS Minnesota – Movie Blog: Rats, Brains, Secrets And Cigarettes

March 9, 2012 : By Jonathon Sharp

Addiction Incorporated, despite its dull and archaic-tasting title, is an engaging documentary about the world-changing science suppressed by the smoking industry and the people’s struggle to uncover the truth about what the arrogant, intimidating, obscenely rich tobacco bigwigs knew and …