U.S. Federal Issues

FDA Authority Over Tobacco:
Congressional Testimony and Materials

Letters and Statements of Support

More Than 1,000 Groups Support Legislation (April 9, 2009)

Letter to Congress from Faith Groups in Support of FDA Authority Over Tobacco (March 2, 2009)

Public Health Groups' Letter to Congress in Support of FDA Authority Over Tobacco (March 3, 2009)

Letter to Congress in Support of FDA Authority over Tobacco from former HHS Secretaries and Other Public Health Leaders (March 26, 2009)

 

Testimony Before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health (Oct. 3, 2007)

William V. Corr, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Richard J. Bonnie, Harrison Foundation Professor of Medicine and Law, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, Director, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, University of Virginia and Chair, Committee on Reducing Tobacco Use: Strategies, Barriers, and Consequences

Jack E. Henningfield, Ph.D., Vice President, Research and Health Policy, Pinney Associates, and Professor of Behavioral Biology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Fred M. Jacobs, M.D., J.D., Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A. President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

James Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church

 

Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Feb. 27, 2007)

Matthew Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Dr. Elmer Huerta, President-Elect, American Cancer Society

Dr. Jack Henningfield, Vice President, Research and Health Policy, Pinney and Associates, and Professor of Behavioral Biology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Gregory Connolly, Professor, Harvard School of Public Health and former Director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Tobacco Control Program

Dr. Richard Land, President, The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention