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  • Lawsuits Against Obesity
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    Lawsuits Against Obesity

    Professor Banzhaf discussed using lawsuits and other legal action to fight obesity. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

    86 views
  • Fast Food Lawsuits
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    Fast Food Lawsuits

    Professor Banzhaf talked about the fast food industry, its connection to obesity in America, and lawsuits against the industry. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

    223 views
  • Lawsuits Against the Food Industry
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    Lawsuits Against the Food Industry

    Legal, food industry, and consumer experts testified for and against the Personal Responsibility and Food Consumption Act, legislation that would prevent certain frivolous lawsuits against…

    104 views
  • Smoking Bans
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    Smoking Bans

    Mr. Banzhaf and Mr. Burman discussed news stories and the regional bans on smoking. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

    40 views
  • Smokers Rights
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    Smokers' Rights

    Mr. Banzhaf and Mr. Handman by telephone and three George Mason students discussed rights for smokers. They also took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

    25 views
  • Tobacco Settlement
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    Tobacco Settlement

    After meeting with Bruce Reed and Secretary Shalala and other anti-smoking advocates, Mr. Banzhaf talked to reporters about his opinions on the tobacco settlement. He stressed that most of…

    13 views
  • Tobacco Settlement
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    Tobacco Settlement

    In their third meeting, committee members met to discuss the recent proposed settlement between the tobacco companies and attorneys general from most states. The members compared the major areas…

    93 views
  • News Conference on emCipollone v Liggett Groupem
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    News Conference on Cipollone v. Liggett Group

    Attorneys in the Supreme Court case Cipollone v. Liggett spoke with reporters outside the Supreme Court after the Court heard arguments in the case. The case concerned whether cigarette…

    223 views
  • Rights of Smokers
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    Rights of Smokers

    John Banzhaf, executive director of Action on Smoking and Health, and Brennan Moran, the assistant to the president at the Tobacco Institute, debated the rights of smokers and the rights of…

    103 views
  • Advertising of Tobacco Products
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    Advertising of Tobacco Products

    Witnesses testified on the legality of restricting tobacco products adverting in the print media. Note: This is an incomplete hearing.

    322 views