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From the week of June 22 – Who Are the Bad Guys Here

Over a year ago, the boutique retailer Kitson http://www.shopkitson.com/   was widely lambasted for producing some discussion producing t-shirts that had Adderall, Xanax and Vicodin printed on them.   While the manufacturers Abbvie, Pfizer, and Shire remain anonymous manufacturing, selling, addicting and … Continue reading

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From the Week of April 14th – Pain vs. Pills – Twisted Thinking

“Pain” is an interesting word.  The dictionary definition is different from every person’s personal definition.  The word “pain” brings memories of our last operation, dental visit, paper cut or twisted ankle;  not Webster’s definition. Before the wider availability of opium … Continue reading

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From the 3/18 Show – Zohydro – FDA and Rope a Dope

In 1974 Muhammad Ali pulled off a masterful match against George Foreman in which Ali allowed Foreman to flail away on Ali while he was against the ropes in the ring.  Subsequently, Foreman used up much of his energy without … Continue reading

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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 1/21 Show – The Legalization of Marijuana with an Historical Perspective

President Obama’s printed quote last week, “I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol” http://news.yahoo.com/obama-marijuana-football-184222270.html  has put the final edict in place for the legalization of marijuana nationally.  The radio show has been an advocate for “education before legalization” … Continue reading

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