Opposing Views on Bill To Let FDA Regulate Tobacco
An editorial commends lawmakers for pushing legislation that would give FDA the authority to regulate tobacco. However, in an opposing opinion piece, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) argues, "Unfortunately, if improved public health is the goal, this bill misses the mark. In fact it could do more harm than good."
- "Our View on Smoking: Congress Finally Attacks USA's Number 1 Killer" (USA Today, 7/31).
- "Opposing View: Tobacco Bill Ignores Goals" (Burr, USA Today, 7/31).