House casts vote to protect Americans from tobacco

December 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2008, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports that the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act has been approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 30, 2008. The legislation would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the authority over the manufacturing, marketing and sale of tobacco products. The bill would protect the U.S. people from the deadly effects of tobacco by issuing specific restrictions on tobacco marketing and sales to kids and by requiring tobacco companies to disclose the contents and health effects of tobacco products.


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