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Michelle Minton on Your Freedom to Eat and Drink

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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh interviewed Competitive Enterprise Institute's consumer policy expert Michelle Minton about "Your Freedom to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry" in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. 

The government heavily regulates food and drinks commonly regarded as dangerous or unhealthy. What motivates such regulations? Why are they so widespread? How can they be fought? 

Michelle Minton is the Fellow in Consumer Policy Studies at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. The issues she manages include food policy, FDA regulation of non-pharmaceuticals, alcohol regulation, and the online gambling industry. 

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Alcohol/Drugs
Regulations
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Nutrition
Government
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