ERIC Number: ED435939
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Tobacco Advertising and Children. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, 105th Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
This booklet provides a transcript of the September 16, 1997 hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the U.S. Senate. The hearing concerns tobacco advertising and children. The statements delivered before the committee as well as the prepared statements of several senators are included. These senators are: John McCain, Ron Wyden, Wendell H. Ford, Olympia J. Snowe, Richard H. Bryan, and Bill Frist. A letter from Margaret S. Plattner, Director of the Teen Tobacco Enforcement Program, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in Kentucky, is also provided. The testimony of several witnesses and their prepared statements are included. The witnesses are: Joseph R. DiFranza, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, on behalf of Stop Teenage Addiction to Tobacco; Shirley Igo, Vice President for Legislation, National Parent Teacher Association; Alfred Munzer, MD, past president, American Lung Association and Director of Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine, Washington Adventist Hospital in Maryland; Matthew L. Myers, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids; and D. Scott Wise, Partner Davis, Polk, and Wardwell. An appendix provides the prepared statement of Senator Ernest F. Hollings. (MKA)
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.
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.