Comments on Oregon’s proposed psilocybin services rules
Overall, the process appears to have generated a prudent set of rules that would create a program that balances client safety with strong licensee oversight under a flexible set of program rules.
Testimony: The negative impacts of Columbus’ proposed ban on flavored tobacco
Flavor bans at the local level have little effect on public health and potentially disastrous consequences for communities of color.
Testimony: FDA regulation has preserved and protected the most dangerous form of nicotine use—smoking combustible cigarettes
Testimony before an expert panel convened as part of the Reagan-Udall Foundation's operational evaluation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products.
Public Comment: Menthol prohibition would come with negative consequences
Prohibition will result in increased tobacco smuggling and more frequent interactions between law enforcement and minority communities.
Testimony: Teacher Retirement System of Texas can improve funding policies to benefit taxpayers, employees
The pension plan's outdated actuarial assumptions, funding policies, and benefit offerings hurt teachers' retirement security.
Testimony: Louisiana Senate Bill 438 could cause public pension woes
This current proposal includes changes that would likely prevent the state and taxpayers from seeing any meaningful cost reduction or financial risk reduction.
Oregon Psilocybin Services should carefully approach Measure 109 rulemaking
Our review of the proposed rules on psilocybin products, training curriculum, and testing yielded the following observations.
Testimony: Improving transit services in rural communities
Five recommendations for improving transit services to best serve rural populations, especially transit-dependent riders.
Testimony: Rhode Island e-cigarette prohibition could create unintended consequences
on of flavored e-cigarettes risks driving vapers back to smoking, fueling illicit markets, and forcing the closure of Rhode Island vape shops.