Tag:regulation

  • N.C. Hospital Association’s Cody Hand discusses CON reform

    Cody Hand, vice president and deputy general counsel for the N.C. Hospitals Association, acknowledges the need to reform some aspects of North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law while defending its underlying structure. Hand offered these comments during an Oct. 27, 2014, speech for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length…

  • Dr. Richard Bruch discusses roadblocks to needed N.C. CON reforms

    Dr. Richard Bruch, orthopedic surgeon and past president of the N.C. Medical Society, supports reform of North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law. He says powerful interests help block helpful reforms. Bruch offered these comments during an Oct. 13, 2014, speech for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.

  • Cigar Dealers Fear FDA Rules Would Kill Business, Jobs

    RALEIGH — If Food and Drug Administration regulators adopt new regulations that would place premium, hand-made cigars under the jurisdiction of a law originally passed to regulate cigarettes, sellers of the premium cigars say the changes could put them out of business. The federal agency is considering adding premium cigars…

  • JLF’s Becki Gray discusses the new N.C. fracking law

    Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation vice president for outreach, discusses North Carolina’s new fracking law. Gray offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 579).

  • Duke professor John Staddon discusses anti-smoking zealotry

    Dr. John Staddon, James B. Duke professor of psychology and professor of biology emeritus at Duke University, discusses one factor that contributes to anti-smoking zealotry. Staddon offered these comments during a May 27, 2014, speech for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click…