Monday, May 23, 2022

Tag: drugs

A drug to treat a rare disease used to cost patients...

"The egregious price set by Catalyst cannot be allowed to stand. Patients in America should not be allowed to suffer or die because of the greed of a drug company."

Walling in the opioid crisis?

Mr. President, if you want to tackle a genuine national emergency and are eager to spend another $5.7 billion or far more on a project that will, in the end, make you look better to everybody, including your base, take on the opioid epidemic.

Drug shortages pose a public health crisis in the US

All too often, a shortage means that doctors cannot give the right drugs to patients when needed.

Airmen guarding US nuclear missile base caught using LSD, cocaine, and...

In total, fourteen airmen were disciplined, while six of them were convicted in courts martial of LSD use or distribution or both.

Various studies continue to confirm cannabis use reduces opioid use and...

"Cannabis can decrease the use of other prescription medicines, including opioids."

Drug wars, missing money, and a phantom $500 million

More effective use of spreadsheets won’t solve the underlying problems of America’s wars or cure an addiction to policies that continue to fail.

ACLU & HRW Call to Decriminalize Drug Use and Possession After...

Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union released the findings Wednesday with a call for states and the federal government to decriminalize low-level drug offenses, which, it says—the report says, account for more arrests than any other crime.

Bernie Sanders Warns That a New President Could Criminalize Medical and...

“The time is long overdue for us to take marijuana off of the federal government’s list of outlawed drugs,” said Bernie Sanders recently at a speech on criminal justice reform.

VIDEO: Breast Cancer Patient Arrested for Protesting TPP: 'This Is Price...

Does the highly secretive TPP agreement between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations include a "death sentence clause?" Zahara Heckscher, a cancer patient, talks about why the trade deal "would actually condemn women to death."

NYPD Cop Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

A NYPD officer was recently arrested for allegedly peddling oxycodone to a drug dealer in Vermont. After 3 years of supplying the accomplice, the officer was arrested and suspended from the force.

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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

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In politics, money will always talk. Unless…

In an unequal society, a society dominated by concentrated wealth, democracy will always be “damnably difficult.”

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“