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Health Education Foundation was founded by Morris Chafetz, M.D., former head of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Health Communications is the for-profit relative.

“...a group supported both by the public and the liquor industry...” (New York Times, 5/25/86, Section 3, page 2)

According to the Los Angeles Times, “[M]ost of the seminars done by Health Communications are sponsored. Among the most active sponsors are Anheuser-Busch and Miller [Brewing Co.].... Others who have sponsored workshops include Heublein; Citicorp, through its Diners Club program, and a number of hotel chains (including Westin, Ramada Inn, Ritz-Carlton, Omni) and restaurant chains. “ (1/18/90, p. H18)

“Excellent commitment from our corporate sponsors and the food and beverage industry has allowed us to TIPS-train 200,000 people in six-and-a-half years,” said Marc Chafetz [attorney son of Morris], president of Health Communication, Inc. (PR Newswire, 6/28/90)

“... Health Education Foundation, which has received money from the alcoholic beverage industry.” (Washington Post, 11/20/97, A24)

“Your paper took it upon itself to point out the fact that Chafetz’s foundation has received money from the alcohol beverage industry, a fact that he does not dispute. The alcohol industry, however, is just one of many industries that support the Health Education Foundation.” (Letter, Adam F. Chafetz, Washington Post, 11/29/97, A21)

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