ERIC Number: ED225064
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Smoking Prevention Education Act. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session on H.R. 5653 and H.R. 4957 (March 5, 11, and 12, 1982).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
This book contains proceedings from legislation designed to improve public awareness about the health effects of smoking. The texts of both proposed bills on the Comprehensive Smoking Prevention Education Act are included. Testimony of citizens and health experts is provided that relates personal experiences as well as medical evidence dealing with smoking and cancer and heart and lung disease. Statements from representatives of the tobacco industry question the need for the bills and the issues of strengthening the present cigarette warning label and cigarette advertising. The role of the federal government in stimulating smoking research is also discussed. (JAC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.