Copy of the Resolution Passed at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Regarding Cigarette Labeling and Advertising

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The Senate Commerce Committee was also under intense pressure from health organizations to pass stronger legislation that would inform the public about the health hazards of cigarette smoking. For example, this resolution passed by the American Association of Thoracic Surgery on March 30, 1965 called for passage of legislation requiring emphatic health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertising that would lead the public to “an eventual understanding of this dangerous habit…”

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American Association for Thoracic Surgery. "Copy of the Resolution Passed at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Regarding Cigarette Labeling and Advertising." Copy of the Resolution Passed at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Regarding Cigarette Labeling and Advertising, March 30, 1965; “S. 559, Folder 3 of 3” folder, Box 7; Senate Committee on Commerce; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.. Accessed 25 April 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/171.

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Copy of the Resolution Passed at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Regarding Cigarette Labeling and Advertising

Subject

Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act

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The Senate Commerce Committee was also under intense pressure from health organizations to pass stronger legislation that would inform the public about the health hazards of cigarette smoking. For example, this resolution passed by the American Association of Thoracic Surgery on March 30, 1965 called for passage of legislation requiring emphatic health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertising that would lead the public to “an eventual understanding of this dangerous habit…”

Creator

American Association for Thoracic Surgery

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Copy of the Resolution Passed at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Regarding Cigarette Labeling and Advertising, March 30, 1965; “S. 559, Folder 3 of 3” folder, Box 7; Senate Committee on Commerce; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

*1965-03-30

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Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration

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English

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