fix articles 179075, pharma
The Secret History of Drugs (tags)
Here are some facts you probably never knew about the connection between street drugs and pharmaceutical companies.
Colchicine or Colcrys - Enclosure of the Commons (tags)
A rundown of how the FDA helped make some big drug companies richer, and small drug companies bigger, by privatizing a 5000-year old drug.
Big Pharma Is Organized Crime (tags)
See Cochrane Nordic site
DEA Failure to Comprehend Science when Scheduling Drugs (tags)
The recent decision by the DEA to keep cannabis on schedule 1 status while meth is a schedule 2 drug draws into question their scientific knowledge. Other reasons for such scientific negligence on the part of the DEA is the profit motive; protecting pharma from legalized medical cannabis competition.
Drug Industry Bandits (tags)
Pharma Cartel Poisons Kids with Thimerosal Ethylmercury Vaccines (tags)
Several vaccines still contain Thimerosal and the ethylmercury compound believed to be linked with higher rates of autism in children and some adults. Unfortunately the corrupt western medical establishment under pharma cartel influences remains opposed to banning Thimerosal outright as suggested by the UN and continues to distribute these toxic vaccines in lower income countries and also in the U.S.
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.
SUV hit & run driver prompts pharma treatment (tags)
The recent tragedy when a "mentally-ill" SUV hit-&run driver plowed into pedestrians in SF is being used by pharma corporations (& neo-liberals) to advertise their "mental hygiene" products..
what corporations are behind animal testing? (tags)
How do pharmaceutical corporations profit from animal testing and their "investment business with disease"? Some ideas on why the American Chemistry Council and pharmaceutical corporations continue to endorse unreliable animal research as a fast track to the commercial market.