Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

US Senate Votes to Impose U.S. Regulation on Tobacco

Freitag 12. Juni 2009 von htm

„The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to impose federal regulation on cigarettes and other forms of tobacco, passing a landmark bill to empower the Food and Drug Administration to control products that eventually kill half their regular users. The legislation, with only minor differences from a version the House passed in April by a nearly 3-to-1 ratio. A White House spokesman, Reid H. Cherlin, said on Thursday that President Obama, who was a co-sponsor of the bill when he was in the Senate, would sign the legislation when it reached his desk. (Source: Harvard World Health News, 6/11/09) The New York Times, 6/11/09 Comment: What about alcohol regulation?

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