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Brett Gray (left) as Jamal Turner, and Peggy Blow as Abuela, a lovable, pot-smoking grandma, in the first season of the Netflix teen drama On My Block. Netflix/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Netflix Curbs Tobacco Use Onscreen, But Not Pot. What's Up With That?

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Netflix said future shows aimed at its younger audiences will not depict smoking or e-cigarette use unless it is "essential." The streaming content giant also says information about smoking will be included as part of its ratings. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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