It’s the latest in a series of the candidate’s bills supporting health freedom and our access to natural health remedies. A new Action Alert!
The Testimonial Free Speech Act, HR 2908, is a brief bill that would allow the dissemination of testimonials “containing a consumer’s actual perception of the mitigative, preventive, or curative properties of any food or dietary supplement based on the consumer’s experience with that food or dietary supplement.”
To some extent, the bill addresses the FDA’s contention that only drugs can show real benefit—because, by the agency’s definition, only drugs can cure, mitigate, or treat disease. Any mention of the therapeutic benefits of supplements, whether through personal testimonials, citied scientific literature, etc., is automatically considered “misbranding.”
We applaud Ron Paul for this bill, and for some other closely related free speech in healthcare/health freedom bills he has introduced in the current Congress:
There are many other important Paul bills…
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