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Updated November 13, 2015

Are Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal Gambling in Massachusetts?
dwfjailPHAI’s Gottlieb discusses legality of Daily Fantasy Sports on TV Nov. 3 and Nov. 12.

Recent posts of note:

  1. Coke Struggles to Balance Funding of Favorable Science, Ethical Commitments to Transparency, and a Goal of Transforming the Debate Over Soda and Health
  2. PHAI’s Chris Banthin Quoted in Boston Globe Article on Smokefree Homes
  3. PHAI’s Center for Public Health Litigation Featured in Boston Globe Article
  4. New PHAI study in AJPH focuses on the tobacco industry’s use of personal responsibility rhetoric, how its legal defense strategies inform its public relations messaging
  5. PHAI Takes Cigarette Companies to Court
  6. Copycat Snacks Undermine School Nutrition
  7. PHAI’s Gottlieb Calls Out FDA and White House for Failing to Aggressively Implement the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
  8. PHAI’s Gottlieb and Wilking Co-author study in JAMA Pediatrics Showing that Fast Food Giants Confuse and Deceive Kids
  9. Historic $79 Million Cigarette Settlement Signifies Beginning of Wave of Tobacco Cases in Massachusetts
  10. New study finds McDonald’s and Burger King responsible for 99% of fast-food television ads for kids, suggests industry’s efforts to self-regulate its marketing practices are ineffective
  11. PHAI publishes new resource:;

PHAI Begins Legal Action against Star Markets Over Illegal Lottery Ticket Sales To Minors 


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