June 24, 2014

The grassroots movement for smokefree airline flights is a model for creating deep cultural change on a national (and international) scale. See how grassroots advocates passed the only federal tobacco legislation that was neither supported by nor negotiated with the tobacco industry… and permanently changed society in the process. The lessons from …

April 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Saying he wants to “promote and protect the health and wellness of everyone in Philadelphia,’” Mayor Nutter has signed into law two measures that regulate electronic cigarettes. One bill prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to minors immediately – the other makes it illegal, beginning this July, to use …

April 8, 2014

In Kentucky, the state legislative session is projected to end on April 15. In Alaska it’s April 20, and in Tennessee, it’s May 1. These dates mark one of the most risky periods for grassroots public health advocates, because the last weeks and days of the legislative session are one …