Allowing the proverbial fox to guard the hen house? No way, says the Academy. AAP leaders rejected a proposal by two of the country's largest tobacco companies, Philip Morris U.S.A. and U.S. Tobacco Co., to curb tobacco marketing to young people.

AAP leaders contend that the proposal is full of loopholes that the tobacco industry can jump through to continue marketing to teen-agers, while simultaneously avoiding U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation of tobacco products.

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