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42 U.S.C. 3402
TITLE VI-MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
SEC. 601.1 ***
SEC. 602. The Surgeon General and the Attorney General are authorized to give representatives of States and local subdivisions thereof the benefit of their experience in the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of narcotic addicts so that each State may be encouraged to provide adequate facilities and personnel for the care and treatment of narcotic addicts in its jurisdiction.
SEC. 603.1 ***
SEC. 604. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the Act and the application of such provision to other persons not similarly situated or to other circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
SEC. 605. Title I of this Act shall take effect three months after the date of its enactment, and shall apply to any case pending in a district court of the United States in which an appearance has not been made prior to such effective date. Titles II and V of this Act shall take effect three months after the date of its enactment and shall apply to any case pending in any court of the United States in which sentence has not yet been imposed as of such effective date. Title III of this Act shall take effect three months after the date of its enactment. SEC. 606. The provisions of this Act shall be subject to the provisions of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1966.2 SEC. 607. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
1 Amends other laws.
Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1966 transferred all statutory powers and functions of the Surgeon General, and other officers of the Public Health Service, to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. The provisions of this Act should be read in the light of this transfer of statutory functions.
FEDERAL CIGARETTE LABELING AND ADVERTISING
(PUBLIC LAW 89-92, APPROVED JULY 27, 1965)
AN ACT To regulate the labeling of cigarettes, and for other purposes
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 15 U.S.C. 1881 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act”.
DECLARATION OF POLICY
SEC. 2. It is the policy of the Congress, and the purpose 15 U.S.C. 1331 of this Act, to establish a comprehensive Federal program to deal with cigarette labeling and advertising with respect to any relationship between smoking and health, whereby
(1) the public may be adequately informed that cigarette smoking may be hazardous to health by inclusion of a warning to that effect on each package of cigarettes; and
(2) commerce and the national economy may be (A) protected to the maximum extent consistent with this declared policy and (B) not impeded by diverse, nonuniform, and confusing cigarette labeling and advertising regulations with respect to any relationship between smoking and health.
SEC. 3. As used in this Act
(1) The term "cigarette" means
(A) any roll of tobacco wrapped in paper or in any substance not containing tobacco, and
(B) any roll of tobacco wrapped in any substance containing tobacco which, because of its appearance, the type of tobacco used in the filler, or its packaging and labeling, is likely to be offered to, or purchased by, consumers as a cigarette described in subparagraph (A).
(2) The term "commerce" means (A) commerce between any State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin
15 U.S.C. 1882
Islands, American Samoa, Wake Island, Midway Islands, Kingman Reef, or Johnston Island and any place outside thereof; (B) commerce between points in any State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake Island, Midway Islands, Kingman Reef, or Johnston Island, but through any place outside thereof; or (C) commerce wholly within the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake Island, Midway Islands, Kingman Reef, or Johnston Island.
(3) The term "United States", when used in a geographical sense, includes the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake Island, Midway Islands, Kingman Reef, and Johnston Island. The term "State" includes any political division of any State.
(4) The term "package" means a pack, box, carton, or container of any kind in which cigarettes are offered for sale, sold, or otherwise distributed to
(5) The term "person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, or any other business or legal entity.
(6) The term "sale or distribution" includes sampling or any other distribution not for sale.
(7) The term "little cigar" means any roll of tobacco wrapped in leaf tobacco or any substance containing tobacco (other than any roll of tobacco which is a cigarette within the meaning of subsection (1)) and as to which one thousand units weigh not more than three pounds.
15 U.S.C. 1333
15 U.S.C. 1834
SEC. 4. It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, import, or package for sale or distribution within the United States any cigarettes the package of which fails to bear the following statement: "Warning: The Surgeon General Has Determined That Cigarette Smoking Is Dangerous to Your Health". Such statement shall be located in a conspicuous place on every cigarette package and shall appear in conspicuous and legible type in contrast by typography, layout, or color with other printed matter on the package.
SEC. 5. (a) No statement relating to smoking and health, other than the statement required by section 4 of this Act, shall be required on any cigarette package.