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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives


ATF News
For Immediate Release:
FY-00-8
Contact:
Art Resnick
March
31 , 2000

Reminder
of Public Hearings on Proposed Rule Concerning Health Claims and other
Health-Related Statements

Washington
- On February 28, 2000, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
announced the dates and locations of five public hearings that it will hold
concerning health claims and other health-related statements in the labeling
and advertising of alcohol beverages. This release is to serve as a reminder
that those desiring to make oral comments at the hearings must submit a
letter, on or before April 7, 2000, notifying ATF of their intent to comment.

Letter
notifications for those desiring to make oral comments are to be submitted
to: Chief, Regulations Division; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms;
P.O. Box 50221; Washington, DC 20091-0221; ATTN: Notice No. 892,
or faxed to ATF at (202) 927-8602. The schedules of dates and locations
of the five public hearings have been set as follows:

Cities
Dates
Locations
Washington,
DC
April
25 - April 27
Washington
Convention Center, 900 Ninth St., NW., Washington, DC
San
Francisco, CA
May
23 - May 25
Embassy
Suites San Francisco Airport, 150 Anza Blvd., Burlingame, CA
Atlanta,
GA
June
27 - June 29
Embassy
Suites Hotel at Centennial Olympic Park, 311 Marietta St., NW., Atlanta,
GA
Chicago,
IL
July
25 - July 27
Radisson
Hotel & Suites Chicago, 160 East Huron St., Chicago, IL
Dallas,
TX
August
22 - 24
Radisson
Hotel & Suites, 2330 West Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX


For further information,
refer to the February 28, 2000, issue of the Federal Register, contact
ATF's Public Information Division at (202) 927-8500, or visit the ATF
web site at
www.atf.treas.gov.

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