Senate Votes To Approve FDA Regulation of Tobacco
On Thursday, the Senate voted 79-17 to approve legislation that would allow FDA to regulate ingredients in tobacco products and the marketing of so-called "light" cigarettes. The House is expected to vote on the legislation today. President Obama has said he will sign the bill.
- "Senate Approves FDA Regulation of Tobacco" (Hook, Los Angeles Times, 6/12).
- "Senate Approves Tight Regulation Over Cigarettes" (Wilson, New York Times, 6/12).
- "Senate Passes Bill To Let FDA Regulate Tobacco" (Layton, Washington Post, 6/12).