The Global Drug production, smuggling and distribution is worth $400 billion

The Global Drug production, smuggling and distribution is worth $400 billion

Source: LankaWeb The global drug trade contributes to higher profits than human smuggling or diamonds. Only the arms trade has a slight edge. The profits shared from drugs is distributed to those associated...

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This Is Your Brain on the Department of Defense

This Is Your Brain on the Department of Defense

Editor’s Notes: A relevant article is from last year concerning DoD/DARPA experiments to create warfighters.  Source: MJ Science and the military have historically made creepy bedfellows, with military curiosity about neuroscience leading the pack....

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CCHR Exposes Psychiatry’s Military Spending to Create Drugged-Out Super-Soldiers

CCHR Exposes Psychiatry’s Military Spending to Create Drugged-Out Super-Soldiers

Source: Yahoo The mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights announces the last in a four-part series by award-winning investigative journalist Kelly Patricia O’Meara exploring how the nation’s military forces have been...

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A fog of psychotropic drugs and war

A fog of psychotropic drugs and war

U.S. Air Force pilot Patrick Burke’s day started in the cockpit of a B-1 bomber near the Persian Gulf and proceeded across nine time zones as he ferried the aircraft home to South...

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Heart disease drug ‘combats racism’ [??]

Heart disease drug ‘combats racism’ [??]

Volunteers given the beta-blocker, used to treat chest pains and lower heart rates, scored lower on a standard psychological test of “implicit” racist attitudes. They appeared to be less racially prejudiced at a...

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Secret Army volunteer’s widow blames VA, CIA and Defense Department for spouse’s death

Secret Army volunteer’s widow blames VA, CIA and Defense Department for spouse’s death

Veterans who became Army guinea pigs for secret drug and chemical experiments at Maryland’s Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center are suing the VA, the CIA and the Defense Department. Read More: CNN  ...

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Forty years of a useless war on drugs

Forty years of a useless war on drugs

In maintaining our drug laws, the Government is in cahoots with the dealers. As Vidal put it forty years back: “Both the Bureau of Narcotics and the Mafia want strong laws against the...

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Why military hawks are leading drug legalization debate in Latin America

Why military hawks are leading drug legalization debate in Latin America

The machine [ Governmement/Corporations/Banks/Pharma]   will never allow this to happen.  Illegal drug profits are extremely higher and a lot easier to control, produce and distribute than extraction and refining natural resources. Wage war to...

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FDA Could Approve Prescription Drugs Made From Marijuana By 2013

FDA Could Approve Prescription Drugs Made From Marijuana By 2013

Why should a medicinal plant that provides medical benefit to patients and naturally grows in nature become a Rx drug? BIG PHARMA monopoly wants you to pay $$$ for any healing agent and...

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Value Afghan Opium Yield Rose 133 Percent from 2010

Value Afghan Opium Yield Rose 133 Percent from 2010

Image:UNODC October 2010, a UNODC survey “Afghanistan opium production set to rise 61 per cent” reported  the cultivation of the poppy crop reached 131,000 hectares in 2011 and the price of opium crop...

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Johnson & Johnson Refuses To License Three HIV Drugs To Medicines Patent Pool; Invites Patent Override

Johnson & Johnson Refuses To License Three HIV Drugs To Medicines Patent Pool; Invites Patent Override

By their very nature, drug patents can create monopolies that allow prices to be kept artificially high. In other domains that may be simply an annoyance or inconvenience, but in the world of...

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Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of hydrocodone

Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of hydrocodone

Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation’s second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse. The new...

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Genetically modified radishes help produce acne vaccine

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have instead tried a new approach: they’re targeting just the proteins in the bacteria that are used to attack our skin cells, which is the...

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Gates foundation Hires Big Pharma Executive

The Gates Foundation has plenty of opportunities to do some amazing things with the size of its fund and the ability of Bill Gates, in particular, to command attention. And, yet, hearing that...

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Tick-borne parasite may be creeping into blood supply

A potentially life-threatening parasite in ticks capable of causing malaria-like illness is more prevalent than doctors realized and can be transmitted through blood transfusions. The babesia parasite causes an illness called babesiosis ....

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Guatemala STD tests ‘may have infected 2,500′

The US Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues had said some 5,500 Guatemalans were involved in all the research that took place between 1946 and 1948, with a view to applying...

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Matternet wants to deliver medicines with networks of drones

Matternet wants to deliver medicines with networks of drones

The only way to do that efficiently (or at all) is to scale it way, way down from planes and helicopters to small UAVs. This is the concept behind Matternet, which seems to...

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