ERIC Number: ED225065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Smoking Prevention Education Act. Appendix to 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 additional items submitted for the record to the hearings dealing with legislation designed to improve public awareness about the health effects of smoking. The materials contain letters from health professionals and organizations concerned with prevention of heart disease, lung disease, dental problems and cancer. Research is highlighted that links smoking to various health problems, along with discussions about the type, amount, and content of cigarette advertising. Statements from those opposed to the proposed legislation are included, citing inconclusive research and the rights of consumers to make an informed decision. (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.