Electronic Cigarettes on Film – E-cigs Snuff Out Old-School Smokes Onscreen
Posted by Ashley on September 02, 2015
For years on the silver screen, the sign of a tough guy – or a gal with moxie – was a cigarette dangling from the mouth or hand during a car chase, shootout or snappy dialogue.
From Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and James Dean in “Rebel Without a Cause” to Brad Pitt in “Fight Club” and Denzel Washington in “Training Day,” cigarettes have been used to show a character is tough, rebellious, cool and more.
Today – thanks in part to anti-smoking activists – cigarette use onscreen has become less popular. And on TV – where paid advertisements for tobacco cigarettes have been ban since Congress passed a law in 1970 – rare is the character who lights up...
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