COVID-19: WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine due to safety concerns

GENEVA: The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday (May 25). Hydroxychloroquine has been touted by Donald Trump and others as a possible treatment for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The US President has said […]

The Economics Of Tobacco Regulation ABSTRACT

The past five years have seen a dramatic turn of events against the tobacco industry, raising the question of the appropriate future path for U.S. smoking policy. This paper discusses the theory and evidence on regulation of smoking. I begin by reviewing the background on this industry. I then turn to a discussion of the […]