US Reps. Don't Want TV Networks 'Glamorizing' E-Cigs

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 4:23 PM EST) -- Two House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats on Thursday fired off a letter to broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox urging them to avoid “glamorizing” the use of electronic cigarettes on their programs.

Reps. Frank Pallone Jr., the senior Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, and Henry Waxman, the committee’s ranking member said showing e-cigarettes could potentially influence children. The politicians said their letter was prompted by the recent NBC broadcast of the Golden Globe Awards, which featured actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus using an...
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