Tobacco Today, Fast Food Tomorrow? The Tyranny of Public Health

Jacob Sullum discussed “the war on fat” as the latest manifestation of a collectivist philosophy that says the government has a duty to protect “public health” by discouraging behaviour that might lead to disease or injury, like smoking cigarettes and eating high-fat food.

Presentation (PowerPoint format) | Commentaries on the PowerPoint presentation’s slides (PDF format) 

Photos taken during the event

Jacob Sullum with Dr. David Gratzer.

MEI’s President, Michel Kelly-Gagnon.

Terry Corcoran, Editor of the Financial Post introduced the keynote speaker.

Keynote speaker: Jacob Sullum, Senior Editor of Reason Magazine.

Question Period.

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