nonsmoker writing contest law student
Promoting Research and Education About
the Rights of the Nonsmoking Majority
nonsmoker writing contest law student
MISSION STATEMENT: To promote research and education about the deadly dangers of tobacco smoke pollution and the rights of the nonsmoking majority by encouraging research and other scholarship through one or more contests and/or other incentives, and by hosting conferences and workshops at the George Washington University Law School [link] and elsewhere about how to establish, expand, promote, and protect the rights of nonsmokers.
     No part of the organization's activities shall include carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, or participating in, or intervening in (including publishing or distributing of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office, nor shall it accept -- directly or indirectly -- any funds or other support from the tobacco industry or other entities which encourage smoking or seek to limit the rights of nonsmokers.
     1.  To sponsor annually a legal research and writing contest for law students on issues related to promoting and protecting the rights of nonsmokers;
     2.  To sponsor, in conjunction with the legal research and writing contest, an annual conference on issues related to promoting and protecting the rights of nonsmokers;
   3.  To recognize and help pay tribute to the role that courageous flight attendants and their attorneys played in advancing the nonsmokers' rights movement. Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute [FAMRI]
DIRECTOR:  John F. Banzhaf III, Professor of Public Interest Law, George Washington University Law School, Dr. William Cahan Distinguished Professor, and Executive Director of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH).  GW Law Profile  Web Page