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President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 22, 2009. Signs anti-smoking bill; deal to lower senior drug costs.

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WASHINGTON--President Obama on Monday signs a landmark anti-smoking bill, intended to reduce the use of tobacco products and discuss a deal to lower senior drug costs.

UPDATED: The President will deliver a statement on the historic agreement to lower drug costs for seniors in the Diplomatic Reception Room. The statement is pooled press.

Robert Gibbs will brief the press at 2:30PM.


12:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement on the historic agreement to lower drug costs for seniors
Diplomatic Reception Room
Pooled press (Pre-set 11:00AM - Final Gather 11:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule

2:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2009

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These briefings are closed press. The President will then meet with senior advisors. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will sign the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act in the Rose Garden. The Vice President will also attend. This event is open press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: New York Times
Radio: CBS
Magazine Photo: TIME


EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT signs the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
Rose Garden
Open Press (Pre-set 1:00PM - Final Gather 1:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule

TBD Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


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I think that giving control of tobacco to a group of people that are currently trying to ban Cheerios cereal as a drug is crazy! They are likely to do something stupid like ban healthier options for smokers such as light flavored cigarettes, smokeless products, and electronic cigarettes (for more information on electronic cigarettes visit www.invisismoke.com)

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