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Federal Smoking-Policy Group May Face Cuts

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Federal Smoking-Policy Group May Face Cuts

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A reorganization affecting the office on Smoking and Health, the government's central body for tobacco policy, leaves anti-smoking activists anxious over its fate. The office is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and it may soon lose some of its independence. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.