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Month: March 2018

The FDA is working to reduce nicotine in cigarettes

YNET: Jeff Stier, a senior fellow at the Consumer Choice Center, an American non-profit organization that promotes the public’s interest in health and environmental issues, and a world expert on smoking damage said: “The FDA announcement is well-intentioned but misses the mark.”

FDA Creates Cigarette Confusion – Calls for Science To Back Up Policy

CONTACT: Jeff Stier Senior Fellow Consumer Choice Center jstier@consumerchoicecenter.org FDA Creates Cigarette Confusion- Calls For Science To Back Up Policy Washington, D.C. –The FDA today announced a plan to move forward to develop a regulation that would mandate a reduction in nicotine in combustible cigarettes to a very low level. The FDA justified the move by stating that such […]

European Parliament approves new framework for digital taxation: consumers will pay the bill

CONTACT: Bill Wirtz Policy Analyst Consumer Choice Center European Parliament approves new framework for digital taxation: consumers will pay the bill Brussels, BE – In an attempt to create a “clear and fair” corporate tax regime for the European Union, the European Parliament approved a resolution for a tax plan which will identify the “digital presence” of […]

Rejection Of Right To Try Bill Is Cruel And Inhumane

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: David Clement North American Affairs Manager Consumer Choice Center david@consumerchoicecenter.org   Rejection Of Right To Try Bill Is Cruel And Inhumane Washington DC – Yesterday, the House rejected a bill that would have given terminally ill patients the right to experimental medicines. The bill required 2/3rds support but failed to reach that mark having […]

France’s tobacco branding ban fails to deliver: An alternative approach is needed

CONTACT: Luca Bertoletti European Affairs Manager Consumer Choice Center   France’s tobacco branding ban fails to deliver: An alternative approach is needed Brussels, BE – After more than a year with a branding ban on tobacco products, new numbers published by the French Observatory for Drugs and Addiction reveal that cigarette sales have been cut by less than 0.7 […]

Wynne Says Private Cannabis Sales Are Reckless: Consumers Disagree

CONTACT: David Clement North American Affairs Manager Consumer Choice Center david@consumerchoicecenter.org Wynne Says Private Cannabis Sales Are Reckless: Consumers Disagree Toronto, ON – Today, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne stated that having legal cannabis sold anywhere other than government stores would be “reckless”. Wynne was responding to PC Leader Doug Ford’s suggestion that legal cannabis be privately sold. Wynne […]

Weedmaps Pushes Back Against Bureau of Cannabis Control

MG RETAILER: The Consumer Choice Center, an advocacy group that pushes to expand consumer options, came out against the BCC’s decision.

Attacking Weedmaps And California Cannabis Dispensaries Is An Attack On Consumers

CONTACT: David Clement North American Affairs Manager Consumer Choice Center   Attacking Weedmaps And California Cannabis Dispensaries Is An Attack On Consumers Sacramento, CA – Last week the Bureau of Cannabis Control issued 900 warning letters to cannabis dispensaries suspected of operating without a license. In addition to that, state regulators have also now gone after Weedmaps, […]

In response to Trump tariffs, the EU is coming for your bourbon

IFT: Last week, US President Donald Trump announced tariffs on steel and aluminium, as a means to protect local American industries from foreign competition. This is in line with Trump’s general tendency towards economic protectionism, demonstrated by his support for tariffs on the Canadian manufacturer Bombardier’s C-series jets (planes which are partially produced in the […]

Europeans Can Challenge Trump by Making Case for Free Trade

NEWSMAX: President Trump announced that he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum, as a way of protecting local industries against foreign imports.

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