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House Proceeding 04-01-09 on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 0:06:55 to 0:08:30
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Virginia Foxx

0:06:51 to 0:07:12( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: charged withfood and drug safety is the logical place to have this great responsibility. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from north carolina. ms. foxx: i thank the gentleman from colorado for yielding time. this is a terrible bill. and we should vote down this

Virginia Foxx

0:06:55 to 0:08:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

0:07:13 to 0:07:35( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: rule. the bill is a de facto prohibition of tobacco. it's going to legislate a big tobacco monopoly. this bill is going to increase taxes, expand government bureaucracy at the expense of public health. this bill will decimate the family farm.

Virginia Foxx

0:07:36 to 0:07:56( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: this bill fails to focus on protecting our kids and instead targets adult tobacco users and retailers. this bill will increase black market activity, potentially funding criminal enterprises and terrorist activity. this bill precludes the development of reduced-risk

Virginia Foxx

0:07:57 to 0:08:18( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: products. this bill's advertising and communication provisions are -- provisions are dubely kative and unconstitutional. -- duplicative and unconstitutional. this bill is bad for the u.s. economy.

Virginia Foxx

0:08:19 to 0:08:32( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: it is another power grab on the part of the majority here. this is not something that we need, and it's not something that we should do, and i'm going to urge my colleagues to vote no on the rule and to vote

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