January 18, 2019

Colorado   Florida   Georgia   Kansas   Missouri   New Hampshire   North Carolina   North Dakota   Ohio   Oklahoma   Pennsylvania   South Carolina   Tennessee   Texas   Washington   Vermont   Virginia   West Virginia   Wyoming Research “State Preemption: Threat to Democracy, Essential Regulation, and Public Health” Jennifer L. Pomeranz, JD, MPH, Leslie Zellers, JD, Michael Bare, MPH, Patricia A. Sullivan, Mark …

January 3, 2019

Florida   Michigan   Missouri   New Hampshire   Ohio   Tennessee   Texas National Food and Nutrition WHY COULDN’T WASHINGTON STOP A SODA TAX BAN WHEN OREGON COULD? Sightline, 12/21/2018 The lack of coalition strength to fight Big Soda in Washington this November is evidence of a much larger problem: Washington lacks a robust network …

December 19, 2018

Arizona   Florida   Michigan   Ohio   Pennsylvania   Texas   Washington National   Food and Nutrition   How big food companies are using the gun and tobacco industry playbook to thwart bold public health laws New Food Economy, 12/6/2018   Preemption laws, once used to kill local smoking bans, are now being used to …

November 28, 2018

Florida   New Hampshire   Texas   Virginia National State Preemption of Food and Nutrition Policies and Litigation: Undermining Government’s Role in Public Health By Jennifer L. Pomeranz, Leslie Zellers, Michael Bare, Mark Pertschuk American Journal of Preventive Medicine, November 2018 Local governments are in a prime position to enact food and nutrition …

November 16, 2018

Colorado   Oregon   Pennsylvania   Washington National Food and Nutrition The Beverage Industry Has Figured Out a Legal End Run Around Soda Taxes Mother Jones, 11/7/2018 Hampering local communities from enacting future soda taxes is more than just a public health concern, says Jennifer Pomeranz, an assistant professor of public health at …