Reps. Pallone, Waxman urge networks on e-cigarettes

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Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., senior Democrat of House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee and Henry Waxman, Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a letter to four major broadcast networks urging them to avoid glamorizing the use of e-cigarettes, and potentially influencing children during their programming.  The letter comes in response to the recent broadcast of the Golden Globe Awards, which featured actress Julia Louis Dreyfus using an e-cigarette on primetime.


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