Carrier Commentary

When Paul Krugman, Larry Summers, Sarah Palin, and the Wall Street Journal all agree on something — that presidential deal-making and strong-arming over plant location is a terrible idea — it’s worth paying attention to. I think Tyler Cowen did the best job of describing what’s wrong with the deal, interviewed on NPR. ( Transcript…

Backgrounder – Vaping Products

The Government of Canada has launched an ambitious tobacco control agenda for Canada, which includes banning menthol in most tobacco products, implementing plain packaging requirements, introducing a new approach to regulating vaping products, and modernizing Canada’s approach to tobacco control. Source: Backgrounder – Vaping Products

Gagnon suggests a far bolder strategy fo

Gagnon suggests a far bolder strategy for governments and employers intent on reining in the insurers and the drug companies. “Canada is the only OECD country with universal public health care that does not also have a pharmacare plan,” Gagnon observes. “If we want sustainable public drug plans, and affordable drugs for everyone, we should…