PIJAC

MARSHALL MEYERS ON FOX NEWS: “A BAN DOES NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM”

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Pamela Stegeman
(202) 452-1525; (Pamela@pijac.org)

Washington, DC, August 18, 2009 – Marshall Meyers, CEO and General Counsel for the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), appeared on Fox News today talking about the proposed Python Import ban. According to Mr. Meyers, a ban on importing Pythons under the Lacey Act will not solve the issue of Pythons in the everglades. And, in fact, there might be significant unintended consequences, including people releasing their pet pythons into the wild, euthanizing the pythons, or drive the trade underground.