This Farm Bill Stinks

This Farm Bill Stinks

February 01, 2014
Originally published in Reason

“The farm bill continues the command-and-control sugar policy—with its domestic production restrictions, price supports, and quotas on imports,” says Fran Smith of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. “As a result the high cost of domestic sugar is estimated to cost consumers up to $4 billion per year and has led many confectionery companies to close or move to other countries.”