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Colbert Skewers EpiPen Makers and Big Pharma
Offbeat  (tags: allergies, medicine, drugs, Big Pharma, greed, EpiPens, videos, humor )

- 52 days ago -
Watch the whole video - some unrelated but funny stuff at the end
Pfizer Acts to Stop Its Drugs Being Used in Lethal Injections
Offbeat  (tags: Pharmaceutical Company, Drugs, Executions, USA )

- 160 days ago -
America's prisons have found it increasingly difficult in recent years to obtain the drugs needed to carry out executions,
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
Offbeat  (tags: culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, news, politics, rights, safety, sadness, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, death, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, study )

- 277 days ago -
A shocking case of misinformation, to frighten people off using cannabis as a pain killer,in my opinion -&- why no public retraction? . The drug that was being trialled is not known, despite reports it was a new cannabinoid-based painkiller.- read on ..
7 Ways to Stretch Your Marijuana Dollar
Offbeat  (tags: greenproducts, humans, AlternativeMed, drugs, save money )

- 293 days ago -
Here's a good New Year's resolution: Spend less money on weed.Marijuana is increasingly legal and growing in acceptance, but it still ain't cheap. The national pound price is around $2,000, the ounce price is over $200 even in most legalization states.
Victoria Lab Experiments Kill 100 Dogs for Drug and Dental Research
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, dental, drugs, labs, australia, victoria, animal cruelty, experiments )

- 322 days ago -
Australian scientific laboratories are experimenting on thousands of dogs and killing many afterwards.
Drug-Driving Arrests Increase 600% After Law Change
Offbeat  (tags: Drugs, Driving, Roadside Checks, Police, UK )

- 333 days ago -
Roadside tests and a zero tolerance approach have seen the number of arrests for drug-driving increase by more than 600% in some police force areas - but how are the roadside tests actually carried out?
Why Are Placebos Getting More Effective?
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, medication, clinical trials, placebo, Research, USA )

- 368 days ago -
When new drugs are put on the market, clinical trials determine whether they perform better than inactive pills known as "placebos".
New Drug Screening Tool Reduces Need for Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: Animal testing, drugs, invention, medication, health )

- 371 days ago -
Because their job is to eliminate drugs and other foreign compounds from the body, the kidneys are a main target for any toxic effects. Now, after finding an effective way of producing human kidney cells from stem cells, a team of scientists
What's a Fair Price for a Drug?
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, heath care, NHS, UK, USA )

- 391 days ago -
Agreeing a price for any drug is a tricky business,In the UK, the NHS is the main buyer and prices are set through a voluntary scheme between manufacturers and the government,
Obama Frees Drug Offenders Whose Terms 'Didn't Fit Crimes'
Offbeat  (tags: criminals, drugs, criminal justice system., USA )

- 466 days ago -
US President Barack Obama has commuted the prison sentences of 46 drug offenders as part of a renewed effort to reform the criminal justice system.
Clear & President Danger: Poll Shows Republicans More Scared of Obama Than Putin
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Asia, Drugs, Hacking, Information Technology, Middle East, North Korea, Politics, Russia, Security, Syria, Terrorism, USA )

- 571 days ago -
A third of Republicans in the United States believe President Obama is a more imminent threat to their country than Russian President Vladimir Putin. They believe the same about SyriaâEUR(TM)s Bashar Assad, a poll has revealed.
Ex-SeaWorld Trainers: Here's A List Of The Drugs We Fed To Orcas
Offbeat  (tags: Sea world, orcas, marine, mammals, whales, drugs )

- 589 days ago -
Many SeaWorld orcas were on daily drugs to treat chronic stress, several of the park's former trainers have told The Dodo.
Is Alice in Wonderland Really About Drugs?
Offbeat  (tags: Book, Fairy Tail, Drugs, Children )

- 596 days ago -
Alice in Wonderland fans have been marking the 150th anniversary of the fateful boat trip that saw the genesis of the children's tale. But why do so many see adult themes in the story, asks Sophie Robehmed.
âEUR<Stoned Rabbits a Concern for DEA as Utah Debates Medical Marijuana Bill
Offbeat  (tags: animals, medicine, politics, drugs, health, USA )

- 598 days ago -
Utah is considering a bill that could make it the 24th state, along with Washington,

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