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From the 12/11 Show – David S. Craig and St. Pete Times – Racial Bias Revealed

The radio show has long lamented the ignorance my local newspaper continues to display regarding the growing drug epidemic. The home of the St. Pete Times, Pinellas County, has the highest reported drug related deaths in Florida http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/getdoc/9256e6e4-67bf-4a02-a7c6-3f1e93fde6c1/2010DrugReport.aspx While the … Continue reading

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From the 12/4 Show – Gray Swoope – Assignment – Save Florida

Almost two weeks ago an article revealed Florida’s President and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Gray Swoope.  To this radio show host, Gray Swoope has been a well kept secret in our state.  http://www6.lexisnexis.com/publisher/EndUser?Action=UserDisplayFullDocument&orgId=574&topicId=100020423&docId=l:1547932439&Em=7&start=1 Swoope has been in his job as “Florida Job Czar” … Continue reading

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From the 11/27 Show – A Higher Standard of Care for Bartenders Than Doctors

A milestone show again Sunday night. Florida State Representative Jim Frishe started out the show with me. It appears the silence from our elected officials is being broken. It was evident and refreshing that Rep Frishe clearly understood the scope … Continue reading

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From the 11/20 Show – Legitimate Patient Defined (Denial) and the Price of OxyContin

Two major topics come to mind this week. Last week’s blog explained the creation of “legitimate use”, legitimate prescription”, “legitimate doctor”, and “legitimate patient”. The word legitimate has been a catch word created by the masterminds of pharmaceutical marketing. On … Continue reading

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From the 11/13 Show – Purdue Pharma, OxyContin, Fortune Magazine and The Foot Soldiers

The November 21st issue of Fortune Magazine http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2011/11/09/oxycontin-purdue-pharma/?section=magazines_fortune reiterated the statistics for the growing opium epidemic and elicited comments from Purdue Pharma employees. It appears that with Fortune’s connection to business they decided to contend with creating fairness for Purdue. … Continue reading

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