November 14, 2013

The threat of preemption across public health continues to grow as proponents become more aggressive and sophisticated. At the state level, industry lobbyists are increasingly promoting preemption in several public health arenas at the same time. In Wisconsin lobbyists representing chain restaurants promoted statewide preemption of both local nutrition policies …

October 16, 2013

Deseret News–by Benjamin Wood, Deseret News President Barack Obama’s proposal to expand early childhood education by increasing federal tobacco taxes would enroll an additional 4,135 Utah children in preschool and help prevent 9,900 Utah children from becoming addicted smokers. Those are the findings of a report released Wednesday by a …