The presidential election is right around the corner and in the midst of it all it’s important to review the legislative actions of the past four years.

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Check out this key title from Hein that touches on one of the key acts passed under the Obama Administration.

Congress and the Tobacco Industry: A Legislative History of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 

Edited by: William H. Manz

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act is the most comprehensive federal initiative against smoking since radio and television advertising was banned in 1971. Motivating forces for this Act include estimates that:

  • 21% of American adults smoke
  • 23% of high school students also smoke
  • 438,000 deaths each year can be attributed to smoking

The Act was also intended to meet the requirements set by the Supreme Court ruling in 2000,

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