John Banzhaf

John Banzhaf

John Francis Banzhaf III is an American public interest lawyer, legal activist and a law professor at George Washington University Law School. He is the founder of a smoking pressure group, Action on Smoking and Health. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Banzhaf has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 House Committee as an Executive Director for the Action on Smoking and Health. The year with the most videos was 1997 with two videos as a President for the Action on Smoking and Health. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1991 with an average of 208 views per program. Most appearances with Richard Daynard (2).

Appearances by Title:c. June 20, 2003 - Present Professor, George Washington University Law School Videos: 3 c. January 6, 1988 - Present Executive Director, Action on Smoking and Health Videos: 6


President, Action on Smoking and Health c. June 25, 1997 - c. July 11, 1997 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Lawsuits Against Obesity

    Lawsuits Against Obesity

    Professor Banzhaf discussed using lawsuits and other legal action to fight obesity. He responded to audience telephone…

  • Fast Food Lawsuits

    Fast Food Lawsuits

    Professor Banzhaf talked about the fast food industry, its connection to obesity in America, and lawsuits against the…

  • Lawsuits Against the Food Industry

    Lawsuits Against the Food Industry

    Legal, food industry, and consumer experts testified for and against the Personal Responsibility and Food Consumption Act,…

  • Smoking Bans

    Smoking Bans

    Mr. Banzhaf and Mr. Burman discussed news stories and the regional bans on smoking. They responded to audience telephone…

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