Cigarette Tar and Nicotine Ratings

Witnesses testified about the Food and Drug Administration’s tar and nicotine rating system on cigarettes, claims made by tobacco… read more

Witnesses testified about the Food and Drug Administration’s tar and nicotine rating system on cigarettes, claims made by tobacco companies based on the rating system, the accuracy of ratings, predictions about use of nicotine at various levels, and marketing practices. They also talked about the role of the Federal Trade Commission and jurisdiction over deceptive marketing of tobacco products. close

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  • Ashley, David Chief Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Air Toxicants
  • Backinger, Cathy Acting Chief National Cancer Institute->Tobacco Control Research
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Cigarette Tar and Nicotine Ratings

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Program ID:
202287-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 20, 2007

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  • Nov 13, 2007 | 2:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2007 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 16, 2007 | 5:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2007 | 3:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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