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MPAA cracks down on smoking in films

The Motion Picture Association of America's (MPAA) ratings board is getting tough on smoking in film.Until now the ratings board has regarded sex, violence, adult language and illegal smoking among teens as the elements most likely to incur its wrath.However, an edict delivered today stressed than all depiction of smoking that glamourises the act, or films that contain pervasive smoking outside 'an historic or other mitigating context', may warrant a harsher certification.

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