The government is busily ditching dopey or contentious legislation at the moment ahead of election year.
Richard reports in his email this morning and highlights in a post:
The Government is plainly now clearing the political decks of anything that smacks of controversy with the next election expected to be in almost exactly 12 months. Key yesterday foreshadowed what looks like yet another backdown.
If this is true then I wonder how long the Natural Health Products Bill has got to live.
A reader emails about one particular dopey provision in the bill.
I am completely against this nanny-state bill that NO ONE has asked for and a waste of money/time/resources — and find it disturbing that the govt plans to regulate “natural products” especially since they cannot DEFINE what a natural product is.
Please see attached — it is the latest update – I have highlighted where it states “we cannot define a natural product until after the bill is passed” which is interesting.
How the heck do you pass a bill if you cannot define what you are attempting to regulate? This whole thing is utter nonsense…. Read more »