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American Cancer Society Finally Recognizes Benefits Of E-Cigs
ACS, in a clinical recommendation, tepidly endorsed e-cigarettes

February 22, 2018  •  Consumer Choice Center

American Cancer Society Finally Recognizes Benefits Of E-Cigs

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21. February 2018

American Cancer Society Finally Recognizes Benefits Of E-Cigs

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Cancer Society acknowledged yesterday that e-cigarettes can appropriately help smokers quit, and the Consumer Choice Center (CCC) applauds said recognition.

ACS, in a clinical recommendation, tepidly endorsed e-cigarettes in their statement:

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Congressional oversight weeds out corrupt international junk science

February 16, 2018  •  Washington Examiner

This may be the year when Congress finally cracks down on the corrupt World Health Organization. The last straw may be not what WHO did, but what it didn't do.

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Tom Steyer's Strange Denial Of His Central Role In Climate Change Litigation Gets Fishier

December 31, 2017  •  Daily Caller

Questions have been swirling around why hedge-fund tycoon and Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer didn't disclose his role in a controversial campaign to get state and local governments to file climate change lawsuits against energy companies. Steyer's super PAC, NextGen Climate Action distanced itself from the strategy, telling Politico's Morning Energy in September" "We're definitely not pushing this thing."

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It's High Time To Cut U.S. Funding For This Troubled International Cancer Agency
The United States has failed to hold the World Health Organization accountable for the nearly $2 billion in U.S. funding WHO receives each year.

December 19, 2017  •  The Federalist

Since Donald Trump's election, international bureaucracies that receive U.S. tax dollars have been on notice that our unchecked government largess to them is about to end. The World Health Organization is one example of a bloated, inefficient agency that is ripe for reform.

As Jeff wrote in June, "WHO is plagued by persistent wasteful spending, utter disregard for transparency, pervasive incompetence, and failure to adhere to even basic democratic standards." The United States has failed to hold the WHO accountable for the nearly $2 billion in U.S. funding WHO receives each year.

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Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications for the Philip Morris International Tobacco Heating System, or IQOS.
First Big Test Of FDA's New Tobacco Policy

August 29, 2017  •  Submission to FDA Docket

August 29, 2017

Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305)

Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061

Rockville, MD 20852 Re: Docket No. FDA-2017-D-3001

Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications for the Philip Morris International Tobacco Heating System, or IQOS.

These comments in support of the application are submitted on behalf of the Risk Analysis Division of the National Center for Public Policy Research, a think tank based in Washington, D.C.

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