U.S.: The Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act (H.R. 1108)

February 27, 2009 - With the passage of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) legislation the next item for consideration may be The Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act (H.R. 1108). The legislation which would give the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) control over tobacco, could be back before Congress within a matter of weeks. Citigroup analyst Adam Spielman said last week, according to the Associated Press. "Given the Democratic control of Congress and the White House, we expect the bill to pass," he wrote in a research note.

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Reference: Tobacco Control on 'To-Do' List
Legislation to give FDA authority over tobacco products on front burner
by Steve Holtz, Convenience Store / Petroleum CSP Daily News, 2/27/2009.