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8 REGULATION OF THE
LABELING, PACKAGING,
AND CONTENTS OF
TOBACCO PRODUCTS

CONTENTS

Tobacco: An Unregulated Hazard

233

Warnings and Packaging

236

The History of Federal Action

237

The Importance of Warnings in Discouraging Use by Youths

239

The Inadequacy of Existing Warnings

240

Recent Initiatives in Other Countries

244

Recommendations for Health Warnings and Packaging of Tobacco Products

245

Regulation of Constituents of Tobacco Products

246

A Unique Regulatory Challenge

246

The Regulatory Agency

247

Possible Regulatory Initiatives

247

References

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