(Back to TOP:jpn)        (Back to TOP:eng)
           Image result for federal holidays 2020Image result for september 13 holiday
         Image result for ロイター Image result for writer Image result for wikipediaImage result for writerImage result for writer Image result for " New!" Image result for " New!"    
?@ ! # $ % - _ "" & ~ 【】[]「」{} () ~ 『』() <>  ,

                                 New edition never appeared before!
                                         No.934(April 1, 2020)  
On April 1, 1970, President Richard Nixon signs a bill prohibiting cigarette ads on radio and television."
President Nixon signs legislation banning cigarette ads on TV and radio-HISTORY      (The 43-8-line-photo-attached file/371.7KB/46.5KB/line)

On This Day in American History
On April 1, 1970, President Richard Nixon signs a bill prohibiting cigarette ads on radio and television. Cigarette smoking had been linked to health problems since 1939, and by 1950, all states prohibited selling cigarettes to minors. In 1964, the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission concluded that advertisers had a responsibility to warn the public about the negative impacts of smoking. In 1969, Congress passed a law requiring tobacco companies to put warning labels on cigarettes. The last televised cigarette ad ran at 11:50 p.m. during The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on January 1, 1971.

   What Day Of The Week Was April 1, 1970?Nixon official: real reason for the drug war was to criminalize ...Newsletter Archive | today@VOA 
  E-cigarette vapour could damage key blood vessels linked to heart ...1970 png 6 » PNG Image1970's Television. 1970: President Nixon signed a bill banning ...PDX RETRO » Blog Archive » BANNED FROM RADIO AND TV ON THIS DAY IN ...
  Since Meaning - YouTubeWine 1939 | en.antikwein.deHealth effects of tobacco - WikipediaLive a Smoke Free Life
   Word List A. - ppt video online downloadUntitled Album | FacebookIcon All #92039 - Free Icons LibraryOfficial and Nonofficial Nicknames of U.S. StatesProhibited Text - Great PowerPoint ClipArt for Presentations ...Selling is not a dirty word: How to sell without the negative ...Printable No Minors Sign
  Reunion: Class Of 1964 – Save NewportFTC, FCC Launch Mobile Security Inquiries - BankInfoSecurityThe History of the Ampersand and Showcase | Webdesigner DepotFederal Communications Commission - WikipediaHow To Pronounce Concluded - Pronunciation Academy - YouTubeBiggleswade AdvertiserResponsible Meaning - YouTubeA warning about government warnings [updated with some additional ...
  About SimrArt | SimrArtSeminole County teacher tests NEGATIVE! – The Donalsonville NewsHISTORY OF SCIENCE -Part 2 Positive and Negative Impacts — SteemitHealth effects of tobacco - WikipediaOnce Upon a Time in 1969 | Sony PicturesUnited States Congress - WikipediaLaw Passed Clipart
     demanding | clothes with hashtags | favorite lettering ...People Have Tried to Make U.S. Cigarette Warning Labels More ...Why not treat political advertising like tobacco ads? That and ...
  19 Fun Birthday Facts About January 1, 1971 You Must KnowThe Classic "Last Word/Last Post" Game*The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - WikipediaFrom the Archives: Johnny Carson Defined Late-Night TV - Los ...Baby Boomer Memory: TV Ads We Will Never See AgainTV, a Beer, and a SmokeBig Tobacco returns to television advertising by court order - CBS ...
"President Nixon signs legislation banning cigarette ads on TV and radio-HISTORY"
On April 1, 1970, President Richard Nixon signs legislation officially banning cigarette ads on television and radio. Nixon, who was an avid pipe smoker, indulging in as many as eight bowls a day, supported the legislation at the increasing insistence of public health advocates.

Alarming health studies emerged as early as 1939 that linked cigarette smoking to higher incidences of cancer and heart disease and, by the end of the 1950s, all states had laws prohibiting the sale of cigarettes to minors. In 1964, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) agreed that advertisers had a responsibility to warn the public of the health hazards of cigarette smoking. In 1969, after the surgeon general of the United States released an official report linking cigarette smoking to low birth weight, Congress yielded to pressure from the public health sector and signed the Cigarette Smoking Act. This act required cigarette manufacturers to place warning labels on their products that stated “Cigarette Smoking May be Hazardous to Your Health.”

READ MORE: When Cigarette Companies Used Doctors to Push Smoking 

By the early 1970s, the fight between the tobacco lobby and public health interests forced Congress to draft legislation to regulate the tobacco industry and special committees were convened to hear arguments from both sides. Public health officials and consumers wanted stronger warning labels on tobacco products and their advertisements banned from television and radio, where they could easily reach impressionable children. (Tobacco companies were the single largest product advertisers on television in 1969.) Cigarette makers defended their industry with attempts to negate the growing evidence that nicotine was addictive and that cigarette smoking caused cancer. Though they continued to bombard unregulated print media with ads for cigarettes, tobacco companies lost the regulatory battle over television and radio. The last televised cigarette ad ran at 11:50 p.m. during The Johnny Carson Show on January 1, 1971.

Tobacco has played a part in the lives of presidents since the country’s inception. A hugely profitable crop in early America, Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Jackson owned tobacco plantations and used tobacco in the form of snuff or smoked cigars. Regulation of the tobacco industry in the form of excise taxes began during Washington’s presidency and continues to this day. In 1962, John F. Kennedy became the first president to sponsor studies on smoking and public health.

Tobacco has not been the only thing smoked at the White House. In 1978, after country-music entertainer Willie Nelson performed for President Carter there, he is said to have snuck up to the roof and surreptitiously smoked what he called a big fat Austin torpedo, commonly known as marijuana.

                           (Back to TOP:jpn)        (Back to TOP:eng)