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CCC Submission to the FDA: Flavor Bans on Less Harmful Products

To:       Food and Drug Administration: Agency/Docket Number: Docket No. FDA-2017-N-6565 RIN: 0910-AH60 From:  Jeff Stier, Senior Fellow Consumer Choice Center Date:   July 17, 2018 This document is in response to the FDA’s request for comments, data, research results, or other information about, among other things, how flavors attract youth to initiate tobacco product […]

CCC Comments to FDA on Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes

Jeff Stier Senior Fellow Consumer Choice Center New York, NY July 10, 2018 Submission to the Food & Drug Administration Submit your own comments:  https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FDA-2017-N-6189-0001   The FDA’s consideration of a product standard to set a maximum nicotine level for cigarettes is a dangerous experiment justified only by good intentions and faulty research. Further, even if […]

Our Comment on WHO Independent High-Level Commission Report on Non-Communicable Diseases

LINKED ON WHO WEBSITE From:    Jeff Stier, Consumer Choice Center (NGO) To:         WHO Independent High-level Commission Date:   13 May, 2018 Re:      Comments on Draft Report The Consumer Choice Center shares the sentiment of the draft report of the WHO INDEPENDENT HIGH-LEVEL COMMISSION ON NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES that “a fresh working relationship must […]

Response to DG Trade’s list of countermeasure to Trump’s Tariffs: Trade provocations do not require any response!

Your views and information regarding the EU economic interests in steel and aluminium products originating in the EU that might be affected by a tariff increase, announced by the United States of America on 8 March 2018 and applicable as from 23 March 2018:  Potential tariffs imposed by the US government on steel and aluminium imports […]

Rhode Island’s 80 percent on E-cigarettes Would Harm Consumers

Letter sent to the House Finance Committe of the State of Rhode Island General Assembly Dear House Finance Committee Member, I’m writing to share my concerns about the proposed 80% tax on e-cigarettes that your committee will consider on Wednesday, March 21st. This new tax would harm Rhode Island consumers (especially the most vulnerable), local businesses, and […]

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