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02 May: Sign the Petition: Protect Free Speech 4 Health!

Some of the most powerful forms of control are the ones we don’t see. Using complex algorithms and AI, private tech giants like Alphabet that own Google and YouTube wield unseen power, filtering what we see and don’t see. This restriction of free speech, as seen in YouTube’s new medical misinformation policy, hinders critical thought and prevents diverse perspectives around…

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25 Oct: New Survey: 75% of Americans Support Natural Health Products

And 70% of Americans are more likely to support a Congressional candidate who will protect dietary supplements and homeopathy Citizens for Health, along with several other prominent health-choice organizations, cosponsored a survey conducted by the Marist Poll*, which found, among other things, the following: 75% of Americans use “vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements or natural or homeopathic remedies” 70%…

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02 Feb: In Memoriam

IN MEMORY OF JAMES S. TURNER 1940 — 2022 James S. Turner, an attorney and consumer advocate who was an original “Nader’s Raider,” passed away suddenly at his Washington, D.C. home on January 25. He was 81. While working with Ralph Nader, Mr. Turner wrote the 1970 book, The Chemical Feast: Ralph Nader’s Study Group Report on the Food and Drug Administration.  Time Magazine commented at…

18 Feb: The Bonvie Blog: Is Vitamin D the Panacea that has Eluded Big Pharma?

Is Vitamin D the Panacea that has Eluded Big Pharma?  By LINDA BONVIE and BILL BONVIE “We don’t need to develop a new drug. We already have it.” That’s how the lead author of a new study of one of our most essential nutrients has summed up his team’s surprising new findings about what it can do for people suffering…

11 Jan: CFH VP James Gormley Shares a New Year Message

Happy New Year to all of our supporters, friends, allies and readers. Now that the wrapping paper is gone and noisemakers are stowed, we wanted to send this very brief note looking back at (and forward to) a few issues relating to natural products, health and the environment. First, there is general uncertainty as to whether the anti-over-regulatory winds in…

28 Dec: In Memoriam: Jim Duke

Citizens for Health regrets the loss of a dear friend and champion of the health freedom movement, Jim Duke. A renaissance man in the truest sense of the word, and as frequent collaborator Steven Foster notes, “His impact and inspiration for the last three generations of all aspects of the herbal community cannot be overstated.” He worked for the USDA’s…

11 Dec: The Bonvie Blog: Kratom

The good news is that there may well be a relatively simple way for many individuals now caught up in the ongoing nationwide opioid crisis to pull themselves out of it. And that’s no small thing, considering that that this man-made catastrophe has killed an estimated 20,000 Americans from overdoses in 2016 alone. The bad news is that the federal government is trying its best to make such apparent salvation illegal.