President Trump says he plans to raise the age restriction on e-cigarettes to “21 or so.”
The presidential candidate's plan prevents the tobacco industry from taking over a legalized sales industry and invests sales tax revenue in minority communities.
"Do you have a problem representing an industry that's addicting kids to nicotine?" Smith asked during the testy exchange.
The agency is again advocating for the labels to be mandated by law after a federal judge blocked them in 2011.
The tobacco industry put in $17.2 million to oppose a Medicaid ballot measure in Montana. Proponents raised $9.7 million.
Gotta Cigarette? How the Tobacco Companies are Gaining Ground in Promoting Coffin Nails for the World Through the TPP
Tobacco regulation is just one example of how the TPP will have damaging effects on the world we live in. We need to expose the deadly flaws in these behind-closed-doors negotiations now, before it's too late.
The AMA ought to apologize for the harm it caused the public health for its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It would be a fitting tribute to the legacy of Dr. Ronald Davis.