ASIM Joins Coalition in Effort to Bring Tobacco Industry Under FDA Control

March 1, 1995

WASHINGTON--The American Society of Internal Medicine (ASIM) joined the Coalition on Smoking OR Health in its effort to create FDA oversight of the tobacco industry. ASIM's policy on tobacco supports stronger cigarette labels,

WASHINGTON--The American Society of Internal Medicine (ASIM) joinedthe Coalition on Smoking OR Health in its effort to create FDAoversight of the tobacco industry. ASIM's policy on tobacco supportsstronger cigarette labels, increasing the legal age to buy tobaccoproducts to 21, and a ban on tobacco advertising or at least eliminationof its tax deductibility.