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FDA getting tobacco?

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, announces Feb. 15 he co-sponsored a bipartisan bill with Sens. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, to "give FDA the authority it needs to regulate the marketing and manufacture of tobacco products in an effort to curb youth smoking." Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., introduced a companion bill (H.R. 1108) in the house on the same day. Sens. Mike Dewine, R-Ohio, and Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., introduced similar legislation in March 2005 (1"The Tan Sheet," March 21, 2005, In Brief)...

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