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To: capt. norm; Rapscallion
... The tiny amount of CFC's in those little inhalers would NOT ruin deplete the ozone layer. ...

Actually the ban on CFC's is based on pure junk science.

However it is financially very beneficial to large global chemical producers and large global pharma, i.e. a prime example of crony capitalism.
23 posted on 10/19/2011 7:49:59 AM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: algernonpj
Actually the ban on CFC's is based on pure junk science. However it is financially very beneficial to large global chemical producers and large global pharma, i.e. a prime example of crony capitalism.

Absolutely correct.

DuPont was faced with an expiring patent on Freon, so they pressured some politicians to have it banned "for the environment" so they could roll out a newly patented replacement.

24 posted on 10/19/2011 7:55:18 AM PDT by capt. norm (Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never run out of material. c)
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