Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: drugs

Medicating isolation

Drug use in the COVID-19 moment.

Drugs touted by Trump for COVID-19 increase heart risks, studies find

"In a better world, if we weren't so panicked about this virus, we would wait and see if this drug had some value other than the President declaring that it has some value."

Gilead Sciences asks FDA to rescind ‘orphan’ status for possible coronavirus...

"We are committed to making the medicine both accessible and affordable to governments and patients around the world."

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Sanders, Cummings call on DOJ to investigation generic drug manufacturers’ ‘multi-year...

"The Department of Justice must hold these bad actors accountable to the fullest extent of the law."

Why we must legalize marijuana

Legalizing, taxing, and regulating is good for the economy and creates jobs.

‘Spoiler: Because Australia has universal healthcare:’ Watch Ocasio-Cortez ask pharma CEO...

"Because every single developed country in the world guarantees healthcare as a right except us. Except the United States."

Lawsuit by 44 states accuses pharma giants of ‘multi-year conspiracy’ to...

"Teva and its co-conspirators embarked on one of the most egregious and damaging price-fixing conspiracies in the history of the United States."

More evidence that fentanyl is killing meth and cocaine users

“The lack of awareness regarding the potentially deadly combination of fentanyl with cocaine or methamphetamine poses a significant risk to public health because of the heightened risk of overdose.”

Former police officer sentenced to nearly 11yrs in prison on drug...

The former cop is the eighth of the 20 defendants to have been sentenced.

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The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”