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 - 16-D CORPUS CHRIST! TIMES, Fri., July 2, 1971...
16-D CORPUS CHRIST! TIMES, Fri., July 2, 1971 FTC Sets Deadline For Tobacco Firms By GREGG HERRINGTON WASHINGTON HV--U.S. tobacco tobacco companies have · been given six months to agree on a health warning-to accompany accompany the bubbling brooks, 'pretty girls and cattle roundups in their cigarette advertising. The Federal Trade Commission Commission wasted no time in its ruling ruling yesterday. The 3-1 vote with one abstention came as a congressional prohibition on cigarette advertising expired. - The tobacco companies were given given six months to sign a legally legally binding consent agree- Dog Missing Two Years Back Home LOS ANGELES CD - Ricky, . ragged, shaggy, and full of · burrs, and fleas, came home this .week after running away from-Mr. and Mrs. Arthur ment requiring them to include include in advertisements a "dearly and conspicuously d i s p l a y e d " note saying: "Warning! The surgeon general general has determined that cigarette cigarette smoking is dangerous to. your health." That warning already is required required on cigarette, packages and cartons. All cigarette advertising has been banned from radio and television . since Jan. 2 this year. Some, provisions of the proposed proposed consent agreement are still open for negotiation, including including the standards for "clear and conspicuous display," display," such as the size of type that would be required. However, Gerald Thain, assistant assistant director for food -and drag advertising in the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, Protection, said the advertisements that cigarette smoking is dangerous dangerous to health. However,-a spokesman for R. J. Reynolds in Winstpn-Sal- em, N.C., said he finds it hard ·to' understand, why his firm was cited. He said health warnings are placed in all Reynolds adds "in a clear and conspicuous manner.'.' The FTC began in 1964 to restrict cigarette advertisements advertisements following publication of the surgeon general's report linking smoking to lung cancer. cancer. However, Congress, since then, has imposed its own restrictions restrictions and twice prohibited the commission from acting. It .was the 1969 ban on further FTC action that expired yesterday. yesterday. SUNDAY SERVICES «SL£ STUOTT f 00 AJL wotswp saunas MORNWC 10:30 A.M. EVBUNC fcOOML , WEDNESDAYS 7:30 P.M. DWIGHT MINISTER YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO Norton St. Church of Christ 3001 NORTON Hear Words of Life, 9 A.M. KROB - 1510 i (TV Scout Daily in The Times I § ·x:«. 1 :* We Will Be Closed Monday, July 5th. | In Observance Of I INDEPENDENCE DAY m CURRIE 907-917 S. STAPLES AND NURSERY PHONE 882-5441

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 02 Jul 1971, Fri,
  3. Page 48

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