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Worth Repeating: Suicide Rates Fall In Medical Cannabis States (tags)
Rewrite of article showing suicide rates have dropped in states that have legalized medical cannabis compared to increased suicide rates in states that maintained cannabis prohibition. Theories for why this happened is that cannabis is more effective as self-medication for depression than pharmaceutical pills and is often substituted for alcohol once legalized.
Whistleblower Gwen Olsen Exposes Corrupt Tactics of Pharma Cartel (tags)
Some whistleblowers are coming out and confessing to their crimes while employed at various pharmaceutical corporations. Former Rx rep Gwen Olsen has published a book detailing the tactics used to mislead the public and government officials at the FDA by convincing them that pharma products were safe. Dr. John Virapen speaks out about his time as a CEO of Eli Lily and is trying to make up for the harm he did then by educating the public today.
Heath Ledger and “Legal” Drugs (tags)
The late Heath Ledger has been compared tto James Dean, but the real prematurely deceased celebrities he should be listed with are Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and Elvis Presley — all heavy prescription drug abusers who thought that, because their drugs came from doctors and drug companies instead of street pushers, they somehow woudln't be as dangerous as illegal "recreational" drugs. Hopefully Ledger's death will awaken people to the dangers of pharmaceutical drugs and the drug-company strategies that get people hooked on them.
Finnish gunman, Auvinen, on SSRI antidepressants. (tags)
Another case of ssri driven slaughter..but this one not reported by the english language press
Bitter pill to swallow: Rush is free while Paey pays (tags)
Paey is disabled as a result of a 1985 car accident, failed back surgery, and multiple sclerosis. Today he sits in a Florida jail for illegally obtaining more than 28 grams of painkillers containing the narcotic oxycodone.
Rush Limbaugh's Top Eleven Drug Induced Fantasies (tags)
Rush Limbaugh's Top Eleven Drug Induced Fantasies
Pill woes land Limbaugh in Capitol debate (tags)
Jim McDonough, The director of Govnernor Jeb Bush's Office of Drug Control Policy, claimed that "the pharmacist in that (Limbaugh) case is a pharmacist who is no longer licensed" and that he sold Limbaugh and others thousands of pills "essentially out of the trunk of his car"
Independence from petroleum (tags)
US occupation of Iraq is a result of America's petroleum dependency. Plastics, pesticides, pharmaceuticals and fuel are all petroleum based. There are sustainable alternatives that don't involve occupation of Iraq..
Rush Took as Many as 30 Pills a Day (tags)
Rush's fans were sympathetic when he announced his sudden deafness--the result of some kind autoimmune illness. But Suspicion has now turned to his drug habit: repeated large doses of hydrocodone (brand name Vicodin) can cause severe hearing impairment.
Rush Limbaugh in pill probe (tags)
The moralizing motormouth was turned in by his former housekeeper - who says she was Limbaugh's pill supplier for four years. Wilma Cline, 42, says Limbaugh was hooked on the potent prescription drugs OxyContin, Lorcet and hydrocodone - and went through detox twice. "There were times when I worried," Cline told the National Enquirer, which broke the story in an edition being published today. "All these pills are enough to kill an elephant - never mind a man."