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State of California receives BAN Award for plastic bans, coffee cancer warnings

The state of California receives the July 2018 BAN Award for being a pioneer in the limiting of consumer freedom and choice, from the banning of plastic bags to foie gras to the Prop 65 requirements that slapped cancer warning labels on coffee. The Consumer Choice Center’s Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski remarked that California is […]

Coffee doesn’t Cause Cancer and it shouldn’t need a Warning Label

MEDINDIA: Consumer Choice Center (CCC) Senior Fellow, Jeff Stier a long-time critic of Proposition 65, welcomed the news but says the decision’s reasoning doesn’t go far enough to limit the application of the troublesome law. “The basis for this decision is weak and leaves this ill-advised law largely in place for other equally safe products,” said […]

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 […]

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