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Reagan orders study to weigh curbs on imports of tobacco

President Reagan ordered the International Trade Commission Monday to launch a top-priority investigation of tobacco imports to help him determine whether to impose trade restrictions to protect the domestic tobacco industry and the federal price support program.

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Meanwhile, after months of delay, legislation to strengthen health warnings on cigarette packs was passed yesterday by the House on a voice vote, with no opposition expressed.

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