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La politique de la peur n’a pas sa place dans la régulation des vices

CAFÉ BABEL: Les Etats et les entreprises privées se permettent de pratiquer la politique de la peur, afin d’influencer le comportements des consommateurs. Les deux ont tort.

It’s time to legalize paid plasma donations in Ontario

OUR WINDSOR: In order to meet supply, Canada ends up importing close to 70 per cent of the plasma from the United States, where they have paid plasma donor plans. Thus, Canadian officials end up acquiring plasma from paid donors abroad while prohibiting it here at home

Both political and corporate health scares are irresponsible

VOCAL EUROPE: A functional market economy requires informed consumers, who a sufficiently informed about the products and services that they consume.

Demandons une politique publique basée sur des preuves !

LES ECHOS: Les décisions de réglementation sont trop souvent inspirées par des considérations émotionnelles et non par une approche scientifique. La discussion européenne sur le phosphate dans le kebab en est une preuve.

La battaglia per la scienza continua anche in Europa

CAMPAGNE LIBERALI: Riceviamo e volentieri pubblichiamo la riflessione di Luca Bertoletti, European Affairs Manager per il Consumer Choice Center.

German pharmacy sector labelled ‘rent-seeking cartel’

AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACIES: A consumer choice advocate has strongly criticised the country’s pharmacy sector as “protectionist and backward” due to ownership and other regulations which restrict competition.

Innovation allows longer lives for all of us – Let’s not stop it halfway through

VOCAL EUROPE: Good news! Living in the 21st century means living in the most healthy and technological most advanced times humanity has ever seen.

The Döner debate is emblematic for the need for evidence-based policy-making

VOCAL EUROPE: In a recent move by Social Democrats and Greens in the European Parliament, there has been a call to phase-out the use of phosphate in the fast-food product döner kebab.

Regulatory Capture in European Evidence-Based Policy Making

IREF: The evidence used in policy making then ought not be taken at face value, given the vested interests at play. There is a role for scrutiny of the evidence used in policy proposals, as well as investigating the incentives for the interest groups who are benefitting from them.

Wien huet Angscht virum Glyphosat?

RADIO 100: D’Ëmweltschützer bedreiwen Angschtmaacherei am Dossier ronderëm de Verbuet vu Gylphosat. Déi minimal Quantitéiten, déi sech an eisen Iesssaachen erëmfannen, stelle kee Risiko fir eis Gesondheet duer.

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