McDonald's has long pioneered the use of marketing designed specifically to appeal to children. It's time to tell McDonald's: enough is enough. Let's put an end to McDonald's predatory marketing to children and shut down HappyMeal.com.
When it comes to securing safe water for many who live without, the World Bank continues to push for corporate control of water, creating profits for corporations like Veolia and Suez at the expense of access to clean, safe drinking water. Tell your elected officials: It’s time for the World Bank to stop its direct funding of global water privatizers like Veolia and Suez and keep public water in public hands.
By selling and promoting bottled water in our national parks, the bottled water industry is attempting to paint its eco-unfriendly product green. We're not buying it anymore. Tell our National Park Service director that the American public wants parks to go bottled water free!
Join thousands of health professionals and institutions from around the world in urging McDonald's to stop marketing junk food to children.
The global tobacco treaty opened for signature on June 16, 2003, and took effect as international law on February 27th, 2005. Once a leader in tobacco control, the United States remains on the sidelines, among a shrinking minority of nations that have yet to ratify the treaty.
President Bush signed the global tobacco treaty in 2004, but it was never submitted to the Senate for ratification. In 2005, eleven U.S. Senators urged President Bush to send the treaty to the Senate for consideration. One of those Senators was Barack Obama.