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How Europe’s Pharmacy Lobby wants us to keep paying too much for Aspirin

VOCAL EUROPE: The European Union has been successful in opening and liberalizing many industries in the past decades. Among them telecommunication, airlines, and banking. All these liberalization efforts lead to lower prices and more choice for European consumers.

Industry bodies cry foul over TfL plans to ban junk food ads

CAMPAIGN: The policy was blasted by transatlantic anti-regulation campaign group Consumer Choice Center, with managing director Fred Roeder calling it “heavy-handed and paternalistic”.

Poland’s Sunday shopping ban is bad news for consumers

VOCAL EUROPE: On 24th November 2017 many customers in the US and other places in the world, including Poland, were looking for promotional sales offered by shops on the Black Friday. On the same day, the Polish parliament passed the law banning retail trade on Sundays.

Clearing the clouds: Reduced-risk and vaping regulation

EURACTIV: EURACTIV organised a workshop to discuss the way forward in reduced-risk and vaping regulation

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