Middle schoolers, high schoolers, and university students have increased their use of e-cigarettes, despite rising public concern. While underage nicotine consumption and smoking-related lung disease deaths are a real problem, legal vaping products, and accurate consumer information can combat instead of worsen these effects. We should welcome the presence of alternatives to tobacco, and endorse safe, and […]
I recently spoke at the Students For Liberty Italia annual conference in Milan, together with Kerry Hardy from the Competitive Enterprise Institute. You can watch our entire presentation below.
I was quoted by The Spritis Business following a press release by the Consumer Choice Center on the decision of the Latvian Health Ministry to ban alcohol advertising. You can read my quotes down below, or find the full story here.
The magazine Politico asked me to contribute to a health policy debate for both their online and magazine publication. The contribution were made under following headline: HEALTH CARE 2024 How to solve Europe’s obesity problem Experts tackle the bloc’s crisis of lifestyle diseases. Life expectancy in Europe is steadily increasing. But the World Health Organization […]
“Consumer Protection” The European Parliament Agriculture Committee (AGRI) supported compromise Amendment Number 41 on April 1. The amendment calls for a ban on denominations of plant-based food products as containing meat or dairy products. In essence, names such as “veggie burger” or “soy milk” would not be allowed anymore, as they mislead consumers into believing […]
Advertising bans are increasingly relevant in political debate, with some countries having already establishes rules that don’t allow for “junk food” advertising. But these proposals are all based on the assumptions that consumers are buying goods that they never would have wanted otherwise.
Ci-dessous vous trouverez une interview que j’ai donné au site web français Contrepoints, dans le cadre de mon travail pour le Consumer Choice Center.
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Les “défenseurs de la santé publique” se sont d’abord attaqué au tabac et à l’alcool, ils s’attaquent désormais à notre alimentation quotidienne.
Dehumanizing market decisions is key to patronizing nanny-state policies.