Guests discussed the efforts of the federal government to combat smoking and its related diseases. Topics included smoking policies on… read more
Guests discussed the efforts of the federal government to combat smoking and its related diseases. Topics included smoking policies on airplanes, tobacco advertising, legislation now in Congress to fight smoking, the role of government, and education. They responded to telephone calls. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Walker Merryman Vice President Tobacco Institute
Smoking on Airplanes
The subcommittee heard testimony on legislation to ban smoking on commercial airline flights. Representatives from…
Federal Efforts to Combat Smoking
Guests discussed the federal government’s efforts to combat smoking and its related diseases.
Debate regarding cigarette advertising and smoking in public places was shown.
Life and Career of Barbara Mikulski
The first-term senator described moving from social work and neighborhood causes into politics. Senator Mikulski…