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  • Latest Action: Apr 07, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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      As noted by admin on February 07, 2012, "This is due in part to H.R. 1256: Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. H.R. 1256, in a nutshell should be considered as a means to prevent or deter tobacco use by adolescents. While the intent is well meant, ..." (/url?q=http://www.sgtstogie.com/sc-congressman-sends-mixed-signals-on-h-r-1639/&sa=U&ei=pPk_T7HdLYe42QXp9b3wBw&ved=0CD0QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNE5vUPwQJ8IS5Q_oqt8wgV3UNPAsw)

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    • Insight E Cigarette Reviews: Tobacco Smoke Is Safer Than E Cigarette Vapor Claims Utah Health Official - March 01, 2012 by Yahoo Finance - H.R. 1256 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act solidified the governmental protection of profits for Big Tobacco and Big Pharma by eliminating all competition through color of law. "There is no safe level of tobacco smoke," said ...

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    • H.R. 1639 mixed signals - February 05, 2012 by Examiner - This is due in part to H.R. 1256: Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. H.R. 1256, in a nutshell should be considered as a means to prevent or deter tobacco use by adolescents. While the intent is well meant, the repercussions may be felt for

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      As noted by Examiner on February 05, 2012, "This is due in part to H.R. 1256: Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. H.R. 1256, in a nutshell should be considered as a means to prevent or deter tobacco use by adolescents. While the intent is well meant, the repercussions may be felt for " (http://www.examiner.com/cigar-in-charleston-sc/h-r-1639-mixed-signals)
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