Navigation Links
Senators Harkin and Grassley Vote to Protect America's Kids from Tobacco
Date:6/11/2009

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Tom Harkin and Charles Grassley for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids. The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has approved similar legislation, and Congress is expected to quickly send a final bill to President Obama, who is eager to sign it into law.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO)

Both Iowa senators have been strong supporters of this legislation.

Senator Harkin, a longtime leader in the fight to protect children from tobacco, has worked to grant the FDA authority over tobacco products for more than a decade, and legislation he has previously introduced laid the foundation for the bill approved today. As leader of the HELP Committee's Prevention and Public Health Working Group, Senator Harkin is currently drafting the prevention and public health title of health reform legislation, including measures to reduce tobacco use.

During debate on the Senate bill, Senator Grassley voted against every effort to weaken or delay the bill. His leadership on every vote was critical to ensuring that the Senate passed a strong final bill.

"Senators Harkin and Grassley have been leaders in this historic effort to protect our children from tobacco addiction and save lives," said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. "This legislation represents the strongest action Congress has ever taken to reduce tobacco use, the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. If effectively implemented, this legislation will significantly re
'/>"/>

SOURCE Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Senators Webb and Warner Vote to Protect Americas Kids From Tobacco
2. Senators Gregg and Shaheen Vote to Protect Americas Kids From Tobacco
3. Senators Carper and Kaufman Vote to Protect Americas Kids From Tobacco
4. Senators Bingaman and Udall Vote to Protect Americas Kids From Tobacco
5. Senators Lautenberg and Menendez Vote to Protect Americas Kids from Tobacco
6. Senators Specter and Casey Vote to Protect Americas Kids from Tobacco
7. Senators Mikulski and Cardin Vote to Protect Americas Kids From Tobacco
8. Senators Kohl and Feingold Vote to Protect Americas Kids From Tobacco
9. Senators Feinstein and Boxer Vote to Protect Americas Kids from Tobacco
10. Senators Murkowski and Begich Vote to Protect Americas Kids from Tobacco
11. Senators Baucus and Tester Vote to Protect Americas Kids From Tobacco
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... may extend and improve the lives of patients, according to a newly published ... here to read the full article. , The authors of the new ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... ... ProDrop Particles includes over 40 particle backdrops designed for use in ... users can shrink and stretch in the Final Cut Pro X timeline. Choose from ... scale, speed, range, and flare attributes with intuitive controls found in the top-right inspector ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... Houston, TX (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2015 ... ... settlement allows the company to freely market and sell Arterosil and Arterosil HP, ... Daniels Health Sciences, LLC (DHS) sued Vascular Health Sciences, LLC (VHS) in the ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... No Malaria Day at the Zoo to celebrate children helping children, a thank ... their congregations throughout West Ohio have contributed to the United Methodist initiative to ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 28, 2015 , ... For Dallas, the time is nearing for the annual ... Tenet Health. , The American Heart Association hosts their well-known Heart Walk to raise ... together, a difference can be made. Walkers can participate in the cause and someone ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Top Mesothelioma Researchers Highlight Targeted Therapies in New Report, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:FCPX Effects Developer, Pixel Film Studios, Releases ProDrop Particles. 2Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 2Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 3Health News:North Central Surgical Center’s Subsidiary Participates in Walk 2
... The American Lung Association in Iowa is happy to report ... Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (HR 1256) today. ... applauds Senators Tom Harkin and Chuck Grassley for playing instrumental roles ... the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. This important legislation ...
... June 11 The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds ... today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S. ... products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco ... the bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has ...
... Kids applauds U.S. Senators Judd Gregg and Jeanne Shaheen for ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products, ... sales to kids. The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan ... legislation, and Congress is expected to quickly send a final ...
... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown ... historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids. ... 17. The House has approved similar legislation, and Congress ...
... , WASHINGTON, June 11 The Campaign for ... for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the ... products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco marketing ... bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has approved ...
... June 11 Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR ... has entered the eye-safe wavelength market with laser diode ... micrometer (um). The new long-wavelength devices target eye-safe applications ... , Eye-safe standards are important in environments where there ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Senators Harkin and Grassley Vote to Protect America's Kids from Tobacco 2Health News:Senators Harkin and Grassley Vote to Protect America's Kids from Tobacco 3Health News:Senators Gregg and Shaheen Vote to Protect America's Kids From Tobacco 2Health News:Senator Brown Leads Fight to Protect America's Kids from Tobacco 2Health News:Senators Murkowski and Begich Vote to Protect America's Kids from Tobacco 2Health News:Oclaro Launches Eye-Safe High Power Laser Diodes at LASER 2009 2Health News:Oclaro Launches Eye-Safe High Power Laser Diodes at LASER 2009 3
(Date:8/28/2015)... N.J. , Aug. 28, 2015  IP Shakti, LLC, ... LLC. ... "Our new corporate identity signifies our transformation ... world,s first predictive analytics platform for patent claim validity." ... the launch of the proprietary AIA Shield™ platform, the Company ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Denmark and ATLANTA , ... 2015 the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the ... Disorder in adult patients who have failed to receive satisfactory ... is a non-invasive technique for stimulating neural tissue in the ... Depressive Disorder. The procedure has been proven safe and effective ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... August 28, 2015 The report "Eubiotics Market by ... Poultry, Ruminant, and Aquaculture), & by Region ( North ... Asia-Pacific , and Rest of the World) - Global ... market for Eubiotics was valued at USD 4.62 Billion in ... 2020, at a CAGR of 7.4% from 2015 to 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:IP Shakti, LLC Changes Company Name to Prediqtus, LLC 2Therapy System for Treating Major Depressive Disorder Receives FDA Clearance 2Therapy System for Treating Major Depressive Disorder Receives FDA Clearance 3Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 2Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 3Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 4Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 5
... BARCELONA, Spain , June 1 Clinicians at Institut Catala ... in Spain using RapidArc® radiotherapy from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: ... the first patient in the country to receive the fast and efficient ... "The treatment went ...
... BEIJING , June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... it has received,the confirmation from the China International Tendering Company that Sinovac,was ... supply the Company,s hepatitis A vaccine, Healive, to the,Beijing Expanded Program of ... ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Prostate Cancer Patient First in Spain to Receive Fast and Precise RapidArc(R) Radiotherapy Treatment from Varian 2Prostate Cancer Patient First in Spain to Receive Fast and Precise RapidArc(R) Radiotherapy Treatment from Varian 3Prostate Cancer Patient First in Spain to Receive Fast and Precise RapidArc(R) Radiotherapy Treatment from Varian 4Sinovac Selected by Beijing CDC to Supply Hepatitis A Vaccine Healive(R) 2Sinovac Selected by Beijing CDC to Supply Hepatitis A Vaccine Healive(R) 3
... a FAM-labeled probe that is designed to detect ... In addition, this ASR contains primers, a Texas ... sequence. This ASR requires an instrument that can ... as the Cepheid SmartCycler System. The Cepheid Analyte ...
... SpideRX Embolic Protection Device features the ability ... cross the lesion and a pre-loaded nitinol ... and recovery. Offering a fully rapid exchange ... use in the indicated applications:, Carotid Indication ...
Pefakit PiCT DxS Diluent for Determination of Total Heparin...
Controls for APC Resistance / Factor V Leiden Functional Assay...
Medicine Products: