1. Ralph47

    :( :( :( Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug O.D.

    The cause of death for singer Tom Petty, 66, has been revealed as an accidental drug overdose. According to reports, Petty’s autopsy was released this week to show how he died. The L.A. County Coroner’s office told TMZ that his organs failed as a result of “mixed drug toxicity.” The...
  2. C

    Dismayed by Trump, Head of Drug Enforcement Administration to Leave

    The acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration will resign at the end of the week, according to law enforcement officials, who said he had become convinced that President Trump had little respect for the law. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/26/us/politics/chuck-rosenberg-dea-resigns.html
  3. myp

    Tide, the new drug trade currency

    No joke. http://nymag.com/news/features/tide-detergent-drugs-2013-1/
  4. Gottago

    Drug in, kicking and screaming...

    And you can blame Chris7375..... Independent, sarcastic, long time political board junkie. Chocolate fixes a lot of things. ;)
  5. myp

    Poor may suffer with new drug price cap policy in India

    Potential unintended consequences of policy: http://www.nature.com/news/poor-may-suffer-as-india-caps-drug-prices-1.12046 Not to mention this hurts drug innovation too (this is why the drug companies need the US).
  6. myp

    How can the US push for greater sharing of drug innovation costs?

    This is something I have been giving some thought recently. The US has probably the strongest set of patent protections for drug companies and as a result, drug manufacturers tend to charge a lot for their brand name drugs in the US. At the same time, they might sell a lot of the same drugs for...
  7. C

    FDA Denies Experimental Drug to Cancer Patient

    I am outraged beyond words how the FDA handles terminally ill cancer patients by denying them access to alternative medicine, particularly Patricia Clarkson, all as exposed in Mr. Jonathan Edmonds article appearing on NewsWithViews entitled, "FDA CONDEMNATION OF THE TERMINALLY ILL" Just go to...
  8. Comet

    Police nab 17 students, including 4 football players, in TCU drug sting

    Marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy and prescription pills were the drugs being sold to undercover officers during the sting. Four of those arrested were players on the prominent football team...
  9. myp

    Drug decriminalization in Portugal

    I just ran across this interesting paper by Glenn Greenwald, available via the Cato Institute. It centers around Portugal and their decriminalization of all drugs (including cocaine, heroin, etc.) back in 2001 and the effect that it has had. The results may surprise those who advocate "war on...
  10. myp

    Mexican drug war spilling over to the States

    Another hot topic issue in the news right now is the drug war that is happening in Mexico and is now starting to spill over into the United States, notably in places like Phoenix, Arizona. What do you think should be done about this?