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From the 3/11 Show – National Rx Drug Abuse Summit – The Train Rolls

I hope the radio show is remembered for the phrase “The Money Train of Drugs”.  The engine is the drug manufacturers, the coal car is the marketing gurus, the passenger compartments include the medical professionals and the caboose includes the … Continue reading

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From the 7/23 Show – Same Story – Different Era – “Safe as Prescribed” Remains a Killer

I recently read a spectacular book called On Speed – The Many Lives of Amphetamine by Professor Nicolas Rasmussen http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2583643-on-speed     It reminded me of another spectacular book I reviewed last year by Professor Christopher Lane – Shyness, How Normal Behavior … Continue reading

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From the 7/2 Show – Technology, Information, Legal Narcotics, Addiction and Genocide

The latest Center for Disease Control (CDC) press release reporting the number of women who have died from prescription drug overdoses from 1999 to 2010 was 48,000.  http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2013/p0702-drug-overdose.html   In an age of technology and enlightenment, we have a drug and … Continue reading

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