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House Proceeding 04-01-09 on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 0:19:15 to 0:20:45
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Donna M. Christensen

0:19:11 to 0:19:32( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: prepre-judgment of what works and what doesn't. i yield two minutes to the gentwoman from the virgin islands, mrs. christensen. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized for mrs. christensen: i rise today in support of the rule and in strong support of the family spoking prevks act. today this body has the opportunity to take a long overdue and significant step

Donna M. Christensen

0:19:15 to 0:20:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Donna M. Christensen

Donna M. Christensen

0:19:33 to 0:19:53( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: toward not only the reck lage of tobacco a product that's currently totally unregulated but also on efforts to reduce the number of new smokers, especially children and adolescents, targeted by the tobacco industry for far too long. i want to take this opportunity to thank chairman waxman for his unwavering commitment on this issue.

Donna M. Christensen

0:19:54 to 0:20:14( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: because seven in 10 african americans who smoke choose to smoke menthol greats, i'm pleased that this provision includes provisions for the scientificdvisory and directs it to issue a recommendation on the use of menthol in cigarettes within one year.

Donna M. Christensen

0:20:15 to 0:20:35( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: it empowers states and communities to prevent the marketing that has the greatest impact on the hardest hit communities and our most vulnerable. it tpwheans additives used to make flavored cigarettes and creates a faster track for the development of smoking sessation and nicotine replacement therapies.

Donna M. Christensen

0:20:36 to 0:20:45( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: as a physician who has seen firsthand the devastating effects tobacco products have on families, i urge my

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