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Day: February 20, 2018

Poll: 63 percent of Arizonans say legalize and regulate cannabis

CONTACT: Yaël Ossowski Deputy Director Consumer Choice Center yael@consumerchoicecenter.org 21. February 2018 Poll: 63 percent of Arizonans say legalize and regulate cannabis Phoenix, AZ – On Thursday, a wide-ranging poll was released indicating 62.9 percent of Arizonans support a proposal to regulate and tax cannabis like alcohol. The poll indicates 48 percent of Republicans support such a […]

E-cigs for quitting smoking? A cautious thumbs-up from American Cancer Society

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL: The pro-e-cig advocacy group Consumer Choice Center said Wednesday that “given the growing body of evidence in the U.S. and around the world that suggests the need to support the use of lower-risk nicotine products to quit smoking, the ACS was forced to either stubbornly continue its opposition to e-cigarettes, or lose their […]

How European activists lobby for a glyphosate ban despite findings of its safety

GENETIC LITERARY PROJECT: In fact, when reading the recent decision by the European Parliament, we find that the wording is awfully similar to that of organizations that have actively lobbied against glyphosate. The voices of activists, and the organic and green lobbies that financially support them appears well represented. The key missing voice: farmers, and consumers […]

Macht Facebook süchtig wie Alkohol oder Tabak?

DIE WELT: Eine Regulierung der Social-Media-Aktivitäten meint es vielleicht gut. Doch frühere Erfahrungen mit der Prohibition zeigen die Gefahr dann entstehender Grauzonen auf. Es gibt nur einen richtigen Weg. Bill Wirtz von Consumer Choice Center.

FDA Panel Findings Pivotal to Future of Tobacco Market

NEWSWIRE: Jeff Stier from the advocacy group Consumer Choice Center, summed up the sentiment of many of the people who spoke at the hearing when he asked, “What are the costs of being too cautious? You do your job when you ask ‘What if’. But what if the FDA is right and non-combustible tobacco products can […]

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