The Nation

White House chief of staff Donald T. Regan scrapped a plan by Surgeon General C. Everett Koop to testify before Congress this week in favor of legislation that would ban all advertising of tobacco products, Administration officials said. The Office of Management and Budget also withheld approval of Koop's remarks on grounds that the legislation has implications beyond health issues, officials said.

Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World