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POTUS Events: Approving Tobacco Regulation

President Obama, leaving the White House for a Father's Day golf outing at Fort Belvoir, Va., south of Washington, June 21, 2009. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
By Sarah Lovenheim
President Obama receives his daily presidential briefing at 9:30 a.m., followed by an economic meeting and then a meeting with his senior advisers.

At 2:00 p.m., Obama's expected to sign the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Act from the Rose Garden at the White House. The Food and Drug Administration will receive new authority to regulate tobacco goods.

Check out our Federal City Digest for a rundown of other noteworthy events around town.

Posted at 8:00 AM ET on Jun 22, 2009  | Category:  The Daybook
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