Tag Archive: drugs

May 09

Study: Side Effects Emerge After Approval for Many U.S. Drugs – High Times

BY LINDSEY TANNERAP MEDICAL WRITER CHICAGO (AP) Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found.The results covered all 222 prescription drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from 2001 through 2010. …

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Dec 20

Medical Marijuana The Endocannaboid system how it works

Boy howdy, but haven’t we done a complete 180 on marijuana? Terms like potheads, dope fiends and Reefer Madness come to mind and are still being used to describe marijuana usage. It is still classified as a Substance I drug, alongside heroin, LSD, peyote and Ecstasy. Yeah. That makes a whole lot of sense. Not. …

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Dec 10

DEA Report Says Positive “Media Attention” of Cannabis Making It Harder for Them To Arrest You for It

As The Free Thought Project has faithfully reported, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of the United States government, hasn’t softened its position nor its stand against marijuana, and this summer attempted to classify yet another plant, Kratom, as a Schedule I narcotic. While a majority of the rest of the states (29 at last count) …

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Aug 30

The DEA Is Placing Kratom And Mitragynine On Schedule I

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has filed a notice of intent (PDF) to place the southeast Asian plant called kratom to the most restrictive classification of the Controlled Substances Act. The plant, Mitragyna speciosa, and its two primary constituents, mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine, will be temporarily placed onto Schedule I on September 30, according to a filing …

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Sep 23

This chart reveals the inhumanity of US drug prices compared to other countries

Corrupt former hedge funder Martin Shkreli — who hiked the price of an AIDS pill by 5500 percent overnight — is only the latest example of price gouging in the pharmaceutical industry. But US drug prices have been skyrocketing across the country for years. As the following chart illustrates, drug prices in the US are …

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Oct 21

The Information Nation 10-20-2013

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOn this Sundays Information Nation………..I will be joined by Johnny English from Broken Man Radio, Brian Lange from Live Truth and Tim Watts from Mad as Hell all are hosts at Orion Talk Radio. We will be having a round table discussion covering the …

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Jul 21

Rise of the Warrior Cop – WSJ.com

On Jan. 4 of last year, a local narcotics strike force conducted a raid on the Ogden, Utah, home of Matthew David Stewart at 8:40 p.m. The 12 officers were acting on a tip from Mr. Stewart’s former girlfriend, who said that he was growing marijuana in his basement. Mr. Stewart awoke, naked, to the …

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May 05

Obama: Americans ‘Are Root Cause of Violence That’s Been Happening Here in Mexico’ | CNS News

CNSNews.com – President Barack Obama, speaking in Mexico City on Friday, said the United States is responsible for much of the crime and violence in Mexico because of the demand for drugs and the illegal smuggling of guns across the southern border.He told the crowd, “We understand that the root cause of violence that’s been …

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Feb 18

U.N. Maps Show U.S. High in Gun Ownership, Low in Homicides

Since 1998, John Lotts seminal work More Guns, Less Crime has been used to show that areas with the highest gun ownership in America experience the least crime on a per capita basis.It now appears that what Lott discovered as true for the U.S.A. is true for the world as well as. Maps made by the U.N. office …

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Jan 29

The Information Nation 1-27-2013

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLast week I sent a letter to all of my representatives both federal and state. I have since received a letter from Senator Dick Durbin. If you think you don’t have to fight for your 2nd Amendment rights then tune in to The Information …

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