Submission from Abrams, Bates, Niaura, Sweanor to Philippines FDA proposals for regulation stresses unintended consequences that will support the cigarette trade – we go through the main measures.
Philippines FDA proposals: here
Our response: here
We believe that many of the regulatory measures proposed will have serious and harmful unintended consequences. These will protect the cigarette trade from competition and innovation, implicitly promote smoking and have harmful consequences for public health in the Philippines.
Also, see the response from R Street.