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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. HEALTH & SAFETY

Researchers suggest television ads for junk food are responsible for childhood obesity.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: General Counsel Sam Kazman examines the folly of blaming fast food companies for obesity-related health problems.

 

2. GLOBAL WARMING

Atmospheric scientist William Gray reassures readers of The New York Times that the intensity and frequency of recent hurricanes is natural and not the result of global warming.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Questions and answers from the CEI staff on the connection between global warming and extreme weather events.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

The Washington Post discovers the politicized nature of drug approval at the Food and Drug Administration

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Adjunct Analyst and former FDA official Dr. Henry I. Miller on the kind of leadership the FDA needs.

 

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