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A group of U.S. senators is taking the Golden Globes to task for showing celebrities puffing on electronic cigarettes at this year's awards show, complaining such depictions glamorize smoking.

"The Golden Globes celebrates entertainers who are an influence on young fans," the four Democratic senators wrote on Tuesday. "We ask the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and NBC Universal to take actions to ensure that future broadcasts of the Golden Globes do not intentionally feature images of e-cigarettes."

"Such action would help to avoid the glamorization of smoking and protect the health of young fans," said the letter signed by Dick Durbin of Illinois, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Edward Markey of Massachusetts."

The Golden Globes ceremony that aired on Comcast Corp-owned NBC on Sunday night showed actor Leonardo DiCaprio smoking an e-cigarette during the broadcast, as well as nominee Julia Louis-Dreyfus puffing on one as part of an opening skit.
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Celebs puffing electronic cigs with goblets of wine must be the new cool.

Meanwhile, they deeply inhale the packaged lung killers and swill the hard stuff when they don't have to appear to be glam/cool for the media.
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I've been hearing rumblings about e cigs and I dont see the gripe. it doesn't give off second hand smoke and people who like to frequent diners and smoke after a meal dont have to freeze their azz off or stand by the garbage bin as a paying customer...the clean air act is a joke. its put thousands of restaurants out of business...while industrial stacks spew ethanol and coal companies can render our water undrinkable. but smokers are pariah
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I've been hearing rumblings about e cigs and I dont see the gripe. it doesn't give off second hand smoke and people who like to frequent diners and smoke after a meal dont have to freeze their azz off or stand by the garbage bin as a paying customer...the clean air act is a joke. its put thousands of restaurants out of business...while industrial stacks spew ethanol and coal companies can render our water undrinkable. but smokers are pariah
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I quit smoking in September due to lung cancer. Now the patch didn't work nor did the gun. I tried e-cigs and now make my own formula using all FDA approved ingredients. By November of I had stopped adding nicotine completely. I now use a mix of PG/VG 30/70, a few drops of Absolut Vodka as a thinner for the VG (vegetable glycerin) and some flavors used in cooking. I get the effect of smoking with smoke without the deadly chemicals burning tobacco adds. I might add I spent $50 a week on cigarettes and now about $5 a week tops. Even my 3 doctors agree and have stated the way I'm doing it is even better than conventional methods of stopping to smoke. I'm now 5 months free of cigarettes after 50 years of smoking. What is to ban regardless it is stupid to even consider it since banning generally leads to more use.
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not according to right to lifers (had to say that cause riverrat's not here yet )
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