News This Week on Drugs
posted by August 10 at 13:36 PMon
The Eagle Soars and the Lion Sleeps: The war in Afghanistan produces record poppy crop.
Same Shit, Different Price: As patents expire from the ’90s pharmaceutical boom, low-cost generic prescriptions to dominate the market, cutting into profits of poor multinational drug-pushing conglomerates.
Same Shit, Different Name: Indian court blocks attempt to patent slightly modified versions of standard drugs.
Take My Taxes, Please: California pot dealers offer Schwarzenegger $1 billion to bail out state from deficit.
They Need a Witness: Washington Dept. of Health announces hearings to set new medical marijuana guidelines.
Strange Love: Hustling Canadian pot activist adores angry American presidential candidate.
Who Would You Appoint? Vote ________ for shadow Drug Czar!
Donít Lead Cartels Without It: American Express to pay $55 million for failing to prevent drug-money laundering.
What He Said: Counterpunch skewers drug law reform organizations for poor legislative strategy, rich fundraising tactics.