C|M|LAW’s Leon and Gloria Plevin Professor and Director of the Center for Health Law and Policy Browne C. Lewis was featured recently in the American Society for Law, Medicine, and Ethics’ Member Spotlight. ASLME used the member spotlight as a way for its Network for Public Health Law to introduce its Scholars in Residence program. ASLME member Browne C. Lewis is one of their six selected scholars. Through the Scholars in Residence fellowship, legal scholars work with public health agencies to face a variety of public health challenges. The program gives scholars field experience, while giving public health agencies access to legal experts. Lewis is using her fellowship to work with the Cleveland Public Health Department to fight the problem of small cigar smoking in Cleveland. Small cigars have fewer federal regulations than cigarettes, and they are offered in kid-friendly flavors, making them seem less dangerous than cigarettes. Recently, the use of small cigars has dramatically increased among young adults.
To read the Member Spotlight, click here: http://www.aslme.org/Member_Spotlight?post=439