1. bajisima

    Drug and insurance companies band together to stop single payer

    Powerful health-care interests worried that a Democratic “blue wave” could give new energy to single-payer health-care legislation have created a new group to take on the issue. The formation of the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future is a sign of the health-care industry’s alarm...
  2. bmanmcfly

    Major drug trafficking operation stopped

    11 face federal charges in ?major? drug trafficking operation First, this is the next round of unsealed indictments that didn't exist according to some. Not sure how many indictments were unsealed from the 25000+ remaining, barely even scratching the surface and already we are seeing...
  3. DemoWhip

    The 6 most interesting parts of Trump’s mostly disappointing drug price plan

    The 6 most interesting parts of Trump’s mostly disappointing drug price plan By Dylan Scott ==================================================== Once again what we're seeing is that all that glitters is not gold. It sounds good to present what appears to be a plan but the plan does...
  4. T

    Trump Outlines Plan to Lower Drug Prices

    “We are not allowed to negotiate drug prices. Can you believe it? We pay about $300 billion more than we are supposed to, than if we negotiated the price. So there’s $300 billion on day one we solve.” “We’re the largest drug buyer in the world. We don’t negotiate. We don’t negotiate. You pay...
  5. Dr.Knuckles

    Charges stayed on drug dealer, as officers charged with stealing his Scarface statue

    There’s really not much I can add to that headline. 4 cops charged with theft and perjury over a 3.5 foot statue of Tony Montana. Drug dealer walks free because cops stole his doll. https://www.google.ca/amp/s/www.cbc.ca/amp/1.4647408
  6. fenrir

    San Francisco drug addicts shooting up in public!!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-_9CVPvrLI Whatta' city.
  7. The Man

    Drug testing for 8th graders

    Moscow Launches Drug Testing Program for 8th Graders The morality crusades continue...
  8. bajisima

    FDA worried drug was risky, now there are death concerns

    Anybody following this story? Quite interesting, another thing to shake confidence. Two years ago, Brendan Tyne pleaded with the Food and Drug Administration to approve a drug that he was hopeful could finally bring his mother some peace. She could no longer move without assistance and had...
  9. Eve1

    Trump, Who Talks About Executing Drug Dealers, Vouched For Two of Them

    President Trump now chats with the leaders of China and Singapore about executing drug dealers. But back in the 1980s, Trump helped a multi-kilo cocaine dealer escape with a minimal sentence.Investigators found in Trump’s files a copy of the letter he had written to the judge on Weichselbaum’s...
  10. the watchman

    Trump Wants Death Penalty For Drug Dealers

    President Donald Trump appears to want to take a leaf out of the Philippines’ book, mulling the idea of bringing in a mandatory death penalty for drug dealers. An exclusive report from Axios quoting five people who have discussed the matter with the president, claims Trump has mentioned the...
  11. T

    Trump reportedly told friends he wants to execute every drug dealer in America

    An aspiring dictator with an aversion to our Constitution? Sometimes it sure seems like it. According to a plethora of sources, the president often wades poetic about killing drug dealers, which seems a harsher than deserved, or allowed, penalty. Sort of like all of those despots he seems to...
  12. PACE

    Trump proposed to slash the budget of the Drug Policy agency by 95%

    Nothing to see here you say? Well, what will KellyAnne and the 24 year old have to work with regarding the opoid crisis????? https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/18/trump-targets-drug-policy-office-297422
  13. HayJenn

    24-year-old to Lead Government’s Drug Policy Office

    Less than a year later, at 23, Weyeneth, was a political appointee and rising star at the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the White House office responsible for coordinating the federal government’s multibillion dollar anti-drug initiatives and supporting President Trump’s efforts to...
  14. The Man

    Life sentence for drug dealing

    TASS: Society & Culture - Russia hands down first life sentence to drug dealer Video about the take down of the gang https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zB62rkv0cWQ They smuggled drugs into Russia by hiding them inside fruit, especially big watermelons. Watermelons are plentiful in Tajikistan...
  15. bajisima

    US life expectancy falls again as drug overdoses soar

    Life expectancy in the United States fell for the second year in a row in 2016 — and it’s clear the epidemic of drug overdoses is at least in part to blame, government researchers said Thursday. Overall life expectancy for a baby born in 2016 fell to 78.6 years, a small decline of 0.1...
  16. DemoWhip

    Food And Drug Administration Plans Crackdown On Risky Homeopathic Remedies

    Food And Drug Administration Plans Crackdown On Risky Homeopathic Remedies By Rob Stein https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/12/18/571666553/food-and-drug-administration-plans-crackdown-on-risky-homeopathic-remedies ==================================================== Just...
  17. Madeline

    US Teen Drug Use Has Declined Dramatically

    https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/12/14/570767261/teens-pretty-sober-except-for-the-marijuana-and-vaping Well, well, well. I guess you younger parents are doing a GREAT job! Good on you! Your thoughts?
  18. Friday13

    GA sheriff conducts illegal drug search at high school

    School lock-down and 40 officers searching...no drugs found. Georgia sheriff just cost tax payers $3Million for violating 900 students in invasive drug search
  19. bajisima

    Drug company founder arrested for opioid scheme

    Federal agents arrested the founder of a major drug company in an early-morning raid Thursday on charges stemming from an alleged scheme to get doctors to illegally prescribe a powerful opioid to patients who don't need it. John Kapoor, 74, was taken into custody in Phoenix, Arizona. Kapoor...
  20. Chief

    drug legalization vs gun control

    Sort of a weird comparison, certainly apples and oranges in many ways. But I just saw two stats, one after the other, and so it compared in my head... so dumping that on PH is what comes naturally to me. :) More teens show up in ERs addicted to opioids This story is worth discussing in...