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H.R.1108 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 01, 2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Health

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 30, 2008, with a roll call of 326 ayes, 102 nays, and 6 not voting.

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  • 55% of users oppose H.R.1108

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  • H.R.1108 has been viewed 67,580 times

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    • On July 26, 2008, by Barry34785 - This bill is crap. It was introduced by Waxman for Christ's sake. Get real, either you outlaw this tobacco crap or you don't. More government is not the answer. If these politicians were really serious they would legalize all drugs and the tax the crap out of them. Think of the revenue that could be generated by the stupid. Just like the lottery.

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      As noted by Barry34785, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 26, 2008, "This bill is crap. It was introduced by Waxman for Christ's sake. Get real, either you outlaw this tobacco crap or you don't. More government is not the answer. If these politicians were really serious they would legalize all drugs and the tax the crap out of them. Think of the revenue that could be generated by the stupid. Just like the lottery."
    • On July 26, 2008, by Barry34785 - It's really NOT the government's job to help you decide anything. If you're too stupid to not know that tobacco products of all types are harmful and not to mention disgusting habits, then you should at least contribute to government coffers by paying large amounts of tax money when you purchase the above described tobacco products. With all the ads and all the other information readily available to everyone on TV, Radio, the Internet as well as the warnings that are printed on the product labels I find it extraordinary that one cannot determine continued tobacco use is harmful to one's health. Moreover, that we need more government to help us in the endeavor, just boggles my mind.

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      As noted by Barry34785, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 26, 2008, "It's really NOT the government's job to help you decide anything. If you're too stupid to not know that tobacco products of all types are harmful and not to mention disgusting habits, then you should at least contribute to government coffers by paying large amounts of tax money when you purchase the above described tobacco products. With all the ads and all the other information readily available to everyone on TV, Radio, the Internet as well as the warnings that are printed on the product labels I find it extraordinary that one cannot determine continued tobacco use is harmful to one's health. Moreover, that we need more government to help us in the endeavor, just boggles my mind."
    • On August 06, 2008, by hateregistering - Just another way for the government to try and control us...

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      As noted by hateregistering, a user on OpenCongress.org, on August 06, 2008, "Just another way for the government to try and control us..."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.1108: Grow American Supply Act - U.S. ... - OpenCongress - February 22, 2009 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Grow American Supply Act as introduced. Official: To provide for State enhanced authority for coastal and ocean resources, expansion of America's supply of natural gas and oil, and for other purposes. as introduced. Short: Rig

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 22, 2009, "All Bill Titles. Short: Grow American Supply Act as introduced. Official: To provide for State enhanced authority for coastal and ocean resources, expansion of America's supply of natural gas and oil, and for other purposes. as introduced. Short: Rig" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h1108/show&sa=U&ei=wdUSUP2IDoim8QTzl4Ew&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNG2XlI3UnfCJgicjHiFcaL_Do8aYg)
    • H.R.1108: Grow American Supply Act - U.S. ... - OpenCongress - February 22, 2009 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Grow American Supply Act as introduced. Official: To provide for State enhanced authority for coastal and ocean resources, expansion of America's supply of natural gas and oil, and for other purposes. as introduced. Short: Rig

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 22, 2009, "All Bill Titles. Short: Grow American Supply Act as introduced. Official: To provide for State enhanced authority for coastal and ocean resources, expansion of America's supply of natural gas and oil, and for other purposes. as introduced. Short: Rig" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h1108/show&sa=U&ei=fJINUNePDuf62gWJqNX0Dw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNE4xWorG1Js_VeKL0gbzIBe4osM5Q)
    • H.R.1108: Grow American Supply Act - U.S. ... - OpenCongress - February 22, 2009 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Grow American Supply Act as introduced. Official: To provide for State enhanced authority for coastal and ocean resources, expansion of America's supply of natural gas and oil, and for other purposes. as introduced. Short: Rig

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 22, 2009, "All Bill Titles. Short: Grow American Supply Act as introduced. Official: To provide for State enhanced authority for coastal and ocean resources, expansion of America's supply of natural gas and oil, and for other purposes. as introduced. Short: Rig" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h1108/show&sa=U&ei=MJwLULaeD4iO2wX0q5gE&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHyV5ZXclJZsfjY5Hn5itw_ZeFtfw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • CQ 's Carey Discusses Tax Treatment of Employer-Sponsored Health ... - August 11, 2008 by Kaiser network.org, DC - Carey also discusses a bill (HR 1108) approved by a veto-proof 326-102 margin in the House that would allow FDA to regulate tobacco and nicotine levels. ...

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      As noted by Kaiser network.org, DC on August 11, 2008, "Carey also discusses a bill (HR 1108) approved by a veto-proof 326-102 margin in the House that would allow FDA to regulate tobacco and nicotine levels. ..." (http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53914)
    • A Sick Leave Remedy - August 07, 2008 by GovExec.com, DC - Henry Waxman, D-Calif., as part of a larger bill (HR 1108) called the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act -- is more generous than a similar ...

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      As noted by GovExec.com, DC on August 07, 2008, "Henry Waxman, D-Calif., as part of a larger bill (HR 1108) called the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act -- is more generous than a similar ..." (http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleID=40666&dcn=todays_most_popular)
    • Loophole in Tobacco Legislation - August 07, 2008 by WHSV, VA - A loophole in a sweeping tobacco regulation bill, HR 1108., would give the industry a 21-month window to introduce certain new products without first ...

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      As noted by WHSV, VA on August 07, 2008, "A loophole in a sweeping tobacco regulation bill, HR 1108., would give the industry a 21-month window to introduce certain new products without first ..." (http://www.whsv.com/virginiaap/headlines/26390019.html)
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