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Ban-the-straw push panned as latest left-wing effort

ONE NEWS NOW: McDonald’s is being lobbied to drop plastic straws from its restaurants but a consumer advocate says straws are just the newest target of overzealous environmentalists. “Plastics are the new evil and this is part of that political campaign,” says Jeff Stier, senior fellow at the Consumer Choice Center. A shareholder proposal this week will […]

Sucked into Eco-Activism: McDonald’s May Ban the Plastic Straw

LIFEZETTE: “I don’t know where you’re going to get these bamboo straws,” Jeff Stier, senior fellow at the Consumer Choice Center in Washington, D.C., told LifeZette. “I don’t know what planet they’re on by saying we’re going to save the oceans by switching to some of these outlandish alternatives.”

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 […]

Rhode Island Facing Potential 80% Tax For Second Year In A Row

CHURN MAG: Others have come out against the potential ban including Jeff Stier, Senior Fellow at the Consumer Choice Center. In an open letter to the House Finance Committee, Mr. Stier made the case against the tax:

Earth Day Network’s misguided anti-plastic campaign is a sign of more nonsense to come

HEARTLAND: However, as Henry Miller and Jeff Stier observe in a Fox News article, “In recent years, Earth Day has devolved into an occasion for professional environmental activists and alarmists to warn of apocalypse, dish up anti-technology dirt, and proselytize.

כך נפחית את המחלות מעישון – בלי להיגמל מניקוטין

CALCALIST: CCC Senior Fellow Jeff Stier comments on Israeli media about the potentials for harm reduction.

E-Cig Players Respond to FDA Crackdown

CSP: And the Washington, D.C.-based Consumer Choice Center said the FDA must act on the issue of underage youth and vaping, but said the agency should not forget the benefits of e-cigarettes for adult smokers.

California Coffee Shops Must Display Cancer Warnings, Judge Rules

HEARTLAND: Jeff Stier, a senior fellow at the Consumer Choice Center and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute, which publishes Health Care News, says the Starbucks decision is an unnecessary government interference. “There is zero evidence that Proposition 65 is promoting public health,” Stier said. “Certainly people can make their own decisions about whether to drink […]

Industry Reacts to FDA’s Vapor Marketing Enforcement Plan

CONVENIENCE STORE NEWS: Jeff Stier, senior fellow at the Consumer Choice Center, applauded the FDA’s efforts, and said that responsible regulation is possible while still offering adult consumers an alternative to cigarettes that significantly reduces the harm from smoking.

POLITICO Pro Morning Health Care, presented by European Health Parliament: HTA — Vaccine plans — Compulsory license push in Scotland

POLITICO: Awarding a so-called harm reduction group like INNCO “would demonstrate that DG SANTE actually cares about smokers and does not want to fight an ideological war against tobacco and nicotine,” said Consumer Choice Center’s Jeff Stier.

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