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Disney will ban smoking in all future Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm movies

Disney has announced that it will ban smoking in all its future movies aimed towards kids. Speaking during this year’s annual shareholder meeting, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that the company will absolutely prohibit use of smoking in Disney films rated PG-13 and under except in films featuring historical figures known for smoking.

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We are extending our policy to prohibit smoking in movies across the board: Marvel, Lucas, Pixar, and Disney films.

Iger said.

Read more on Business Insider.

No Smoking Day: What happens to your body when you give up cigarettes?

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The British Heart Foundation is hoping to encourage people to quit smoking by making them aware of the realities of the physical effects smoking has on a smoker. The foundation hopes that by understanding how giving up cigarettes directly affects the body – for the better and as soon as 20 minutes after the last puff – will help smokers quit smoking. To mark No Smoking Day, the foundation explained the gains of quitting smoking over a period between 20 minutes and within 15 years of quitting.

Check out these benefits of quitting smoking on Express.