ERIC Number: ED229683
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May-10
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Smoking Prevention Education Act of 1981. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 1929 to Amend the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act to Increase the Availability to the American Public of Information on the Health Consequences of Smoking and Thereby Improve Informed Choice, and for Other Purposes.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
This report of the second hearing on the Smoking Prevention Education Act focuses on advertising practices of the tobacco industry; the first hearing dealt with health related issues. The report includes testimony of three panels of witnesses who discussed the effectiveness of European programs in cigarette labeling and consumer education, the advertising of cigarettes in the United States, and compliance with the rotational warning scheme in the bill. Statements by Dr. Donald Harrison, president of the American Heart Association; Eric Rubin, counsel to the Outdoor Advertising Association of America; and David Minton, counsel to the Magazine Publishers Association, are presented. Also included are 26 additional articles, letters and statements from medical and advertising associations supporting and opposing the bill. (JAC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.