ERIC Number: ED265461
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco and Health Education Act of 1985. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session. Report to Accompany S.1574.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document summarizes the Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco and Health Education Act of 1985 bill. A summary of the impact of the bill is included which notes the following: (1) programs to inform the public of the dangers of smokeless tobacco are to be established; (2) smokeless tobacco products will carry one of three warning statements; and (3) the Federal Trade Commission must establish advertisement guidelines for smokeless tobacco. The background of the legislation is summarized detailing the recognition of smokeless tobacco as a health risk. The previous hearings are noted. The text of the current bill, committee voting, cost estimate, and section-by-section analysis are included. (ABL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.