Strong Words at Anti-Tobacco Hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. Advocates called on Hollywood to limit the depiction of smoking in movies at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Tuesday, arguing that films with smoking scenes should be given an “R” rating the same way movies featuring foul language are rated.

In making his point, Stan Glantz, a professor of medicine at the University of California and tobacco critic, used profanity in his testimony, prompting a rebuke from Sen.

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