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FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers

FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers

By Against Crony Capitalism May 10, 2016   FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers     It is important for Americans to understand that the FDA is in partnership with industry. The two giants work together. What may appear to be some consumer friendly “reform” almost always ends up benefiting some […]


The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic

The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic

By Mark Thornton Mises.org March 29, 2016   The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic   A heroin epidemic has been spreading across the United States, expanding enormously for the last several years. With it, the number of people dying has also increased dramatically. While politicians offer failed solutions like “securing the borders,” the real […]


FDA’s Voluntary Guidance Failing To Curb Antibiotic Overuse In Farm Animals

By Chris Morran Consumerist December 11, 2015   FDA’s Voluntary Guidance Failing To Curb Antibiotic Overuse In Farm Animals     Two years ago, the Food and Drug Administration — after decades of delay — paid lip service to the idea of reducing the use of medically important antibiotics for growth-promotion in farm animals, by […]

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Is UN Planning to Call for Global Decriminalization of All Drugs?

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams October 19, 2015   Is UN Planning to Call for Global Decriminalization of All Drugs? Business titan Richard Branson claims to have seen unreleased report from United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime calling for broad decriminalization     Business titan Richard Branson claimed on Monday that the United Nations Office […]

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Walmart To Require Meat Suppliers Provide Data On Antibiotics Use

By Chris Morran Consumerist May 23, 2015   Walmart To Require Meat Suppliers Provide Data On Antibiotics Use     Antibiotics used on farm animals account for more than 80% of all antibiotics sold in the U.S., and many of these drugs are medically important to the health of human beings. The overuse of antibiotics […]

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Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News Last Updated: Jul 11, 2014 2:56 PM ET   Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant First woman charged with assault this week under new law     Mallory Loyola, a 26-year-old Tennessee woman, gave birth a few days ago, and was then […]

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Drugstores cashing in big on Obamacare expansion of drug subsidy

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Drugstores cashing in big on Obamacare expansion of drug subsidy     Some hospitals which serve struggling areas have long qualified for the program which forces drug makers to sell their products at steep discounts. This was supposed to reward the hospitals for providing needed services. Since the patients, and their […]


19 Statistics About The Drugging Of America That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 19 Statistics About The Drugging Of America That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe   The American people are the most drugged people in the history of the planet.  Illegal drugs get most of the headlines, but the truth is that the number of Americans that are addicted to […]

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