315.027D Strategy Regarding Texas Tobacco Settlement


315.027Strategy regarding Texas Tobacco Settlement. The Texas Medical Association affirms that the state's lawsuit against the tobacco industry was conceived and filed with the intent of compensating Texans for health care costs associated with tobacco-related diseases, and, as a matter of unwavering principle, will work diligently to convince Texas Legislatures that all tobacco settlement dollars be dedicated to improvement of the health of all Texans, including direct medical care, prevention and research (Amended CPH Rep. 12-I98; Reaffirmed Sub. Res. 301-, 304-, and 305-A-99; deleted CM-C Rep. 2-A-03; see Policy 315.000).

Last Updated On

October 07, 2016