Kaine: Provision In Tobacco-To-21 Bill Would Boost State Enforcement

By Beth Wang / June 12, 2019 at 12:08 PM
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) defended his and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (KY) tobacco-to-21 bill against criticism from health advocacy groups and some senators that the bill would put states at risk of losing funding for substance abuse treatment programs and would allow the tobacco industry to undermine anti-tobacco proposals at the state level. During a congressional briefing hosted by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) on Wednesday (June 12), Kaine argued the provision of concern is actually a...

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