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US Politics & Gov't

The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, political influence, reforming marijuana laws, marijuana legalization, big business, obama, politics, usa, congress, corruption, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 11 days ago - thenation.com
Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous--but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.
Hundreds of Soldiers & Vets Dying From Antipsychotic-Seroquel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA military, abuse, dishonesty, death, ethics, healthcare, news, psychiatry, big pharma )

Iona
- 986 days ago - cchrint.org
Reputable neurologist and grieving father investigates the wide spread tragedy of US military personnel dying from psychiatric drugs.
Insurance Industry Whistleblower Wendell Potter Blasts Senate Panel Rejection of Public Insurance Option
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, public option, SenateFinanceCommittee, Medicare, Baucus, Republicans, Obama, Faustian bargain, Big Pharma, Big Insurers, lobbyists, Wendell Potter, CenterforMedia'nDemocracy, NPR poll, Congress, MobilizationforHealthCare, sit-in, arrests )

LucyKalei
- 1754 days ago - democracynow.org
Potter: By no means final answer on this! Optimistic final bill will reach Pres's desk WITH public option. Connection to new poll results: public feels profoundly shut out of current overhaul debate - 71% say Congress not paying attention to us!
Olbermann: Legislators for Sale - Countdown With Keith Olbermann-VIDEO!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, dishonesty, government, healthcare, Big Pharma, ethics )

Raffi
- 1812 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
In a Special Comment, Countdown's Keith Olbermann slams members of Congress for acting more in the interests of their health industry campaign donors than their constituents who so clearly favor health care reform.
Who's Behind U.S. "Food Safety" Bills?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, government, lies, usa, food safety, monsanto, big pharma )

Cowboss
- 1849 days ago - thebovine.wordpress.com
"......After a series of well-publicized cases of food contamination - E. coli-tainted meat, melamine-adulterated pet food and baby formula, salmonella-infected peanut butter - the public has been well primed to look toward Congress to fix a poorly funded and
Indonesia Accuses U.S. of Abusing Bird Flu Virus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big pharma, bird flu, vaccines )


- 2314 days ago - news.xinhuanet.com
We sent the virus (to them) for the sake of humanity but...On the pretext of keeping watch for pandemic, she said the U.S. and WHO had produced vaccines and sold them to third world countries for millions of dollars.
Biotech Executive Indicted for Off-Label Claims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big pharma, just-us, off-label ads, lies )


- 2315 days ago - law.com
The decision marks a rare instance in which the Justice Department has gone criminal against an individual executive for off-label marketing abuses, rather than just reaching a deferred-prosecution agreement with the drug company. (He could still get off)
Prozac, Used By 40m People, Does Not Work Say Scientists | Society | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big pharma, Eli Lilly, FDA )


- 2338 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Prozac, the bestselling antidepressant taken by 40 million people worldwide, does not work and nor do similar drugs in the same class, according to a major review released today.
Nigeria Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Pfizer Staff - Yahoo! News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big pharma, Pfizer, human rights, crime )


- 2399 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The state accuses the company of illegally testing a meningitis drug called Trovan on 200 children in April 1996 during a triple epidemic of measles, cholera and meningitis in which over 12,000 people died.
Bush / Big Pharma Conspiracy? White House to Oppose Open Disclosure of Clinical Drug Trials
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: white house, the FDA, Big Pharma )


- 2496 days ago - newstarget.com
The White House is taking steps to kill the FDA reform legislation recently passed in the House of Representatives that would require drug companies to publicly post clinical trial results so that doctors, researchers and the public could review them.
   

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