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Anti-Smoking Group Urges Dems To Support TPP Over Tobacco Carveout

January 15, 2016 at 5:24 PM
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a U.S. anti-smoking group, is actively lobbying Democratic members of Congress hoping to sway them in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) based on the argument that the agreement's tobacco carveout is a major public health victory, according to the head of the organization. "We have made clear to many longtime tobacco control supporters -- including many Democrats -- that we think that the TPP carveout is significant" and that they ought to support the...

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