SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media availability was released today by the Marin Institute:
Expert: Michele Simon, JD, MPH, Research & Policy Director at Marin Institute
Michele Simon is a public health lawyer and research and policy director at Marin Institute, the non-profit alcohol industry watchdog organization based in San Rafael, California.
She is co-author of the report, Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix, which first sounded the alarm about these dangerous products back in 2007.
Ms. Simon has presented on this topic at conferences for more than three years and is the nation's leading authority on how alcoholic energy drinks are marketed to youth. Also an expert in food and beverage law, Ms. Simon has drafted a model bill to ban these products at the state level and can speak to the various policy efforts underway. She can also explain the potential legal implications at the federal and state levels in the wake of expected action by the Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission.
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SOURCE Marin Institute