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Lawmakers to examine smoking in film

Copyright-protection also to be studied
Monday, May 10, 2004 Posted: 2:30 PM EDT (1830 GMT)

WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) -- Hollywood lobbyists will be busy this week as lawmakers examine smoking on film and legislation that could undo some key portions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

The hearings, one in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday and one in the House Commerce Committee on Wednesday, make nice legislative bookends for the entertainment industry's current troubles in Washington as one focuses on content and the other on copyright

Article: http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Movies/05/10/film.smoking.reut/index.html