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Consumers Union and freedom of consumer information

Dorothy Haase Kuper

Consumers Union and freedom of consumer information

by Dorothy Haase Kuper

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumers Union of United States,
  • Freedom of information -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Hearing aids

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dorothy Haase Kuper
    SeriesConsumer affairs and marketing management
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 leaves ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14527187M

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    Licit & Illicit Drugs: The Consumer's Union Report on Narcotics, Stimulants, Depressants, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, & Marijuana Including Caffeine, Nicotine, and Alcohol by Edward M. Brecher and the Editors of Consumer Reports (Little, Brown and Co. ) () ().. This is the bible and the manual - about the history of drug use and abuse in America/5. Its sole purpose was to contribute to more effective fact-finding and dissemination of consumer information. The first annual ACCI conference was held in in Dayton, Ohio. *Taken from Henry Harap, "A Brief History of the American Council on Consumer Interests," a photocopied paper distributed by Consumers Union of the U.S., March

    Consumers Union Wrong Again on Food Science The Consumers Union of the United States — the group that does the household appliance comparison tests and publishes the results in Consumer Reports — might know something about refrigerators, but. Consumer organizations may attempt to serve consumer interests by relatively direct actions such as creating and/or disseminating market information, and prohibiting specific acts or practices, or by promoting competitive forces in the markets which directly or indirectly affect consumers (such as transport, electricity, communications, etc.).


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