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AMA Calls on U.S. House to Better Protect Americans From the Dangers of Tobacco
Date:7/29/2008

House must pass legislation to give FDA needed regulatory authority over tobacco products

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Ron Davis, M.D., American Medical Association Immediate Past President:

"This week, the U.S. House of Representatives must take a critical step to combat smoking-related diseases by passing the 'Family Smoking and Tobacco Control Act' and giving the FDA needed regulatory authority over tobacco products.

"Given what we know about the dangers of smoking, it is astonishing that tobacco products are one of the least regulated products in our society. Congressional action to provide the FDA with strong and effective regulatory authority over tobacco products is long overdue. The bill will stop illegal sales of tobacco products to children, further restrict marketing, especially to kids, and require more informative health warnings on each package.

"The FDA currently serves a vital role in protecting the health of Americans through the regulation of food and drugs. This bill ensures that the FDA will have the resources necessary to regulate the tobacco industry in addition to its current responsibilities. We should not let another day go by without taking the important step of passing this legislation to enact long-overdue controls over these deadly products."


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