The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
1. CONSTITUTIONAL & LEGAL
CEI launches a lawsuit challenging the government-sponsored tobacco cartel created by the 1998 multi-state tobacco settlement.
2. CHEMICAL RISK
Proposed new regulations on chemical manufacturers by the European Union (known by the acronym “REACH”) spark fears that thousands of jobs might be lost because of additional testing costs.
CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Risk & Environmental Policy Angela Logomasini and Adjunct Fellow Dr. Henry I. Miller on the problems with the REACH regulations and how to make more rational assessments of risk.
Voice over IP provider Vonage moves to bypass the facilities of cable and telecommunications competitors and bring its service directly to small businesses.
4. PROPERTY RIGHTS
The city of San Diego, emboldened by a recent Supreme Court decision, moves to confiscate land from property owners for economic development.
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