First day of pharmacy school in 1984, "The best medicine is no medicine. If we can treat something without exposing the patient to adverse effects we are usually better off." It is still true. Benefits have to clearly outweigh risks.
From my favorite libertarian blogger:
by Peter Venetoklis | Jun 22, 2018 | Politics | 0 comments
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From Judicial Watch:
Judicial Watch Obtains IRS Documents Revealing McCain’s Subcommittee Staff Director Urged IRS to Engage in “Financially Ruinous” Targeting
JUNE 21, 2018
McCain minority staff director Henry Kerner to IRS official Lois Lerner and other IRS
Father says little Honduran girl on Time cover was not taken from mother
By Gustavo Palencia
Reuters•June 21, 2018
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The Honduran toddler pictured sobbing in a pink...
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Studied more than acetaminophen.
That's shown to be false.
Can't be studied because it's C-I. But it's studied in other countries because it isn't C-I, so it's still studied more than acetaminophen.
And that's still false because I pulled from a world-wide database.
I only C&R. One of the things I love so much about fishing, as opposed to hunting, is that I can return the fish to the water unharmed. Letting a fish swim out of my hand in a stream is as much of a thrill as catching it.
Besides, cleaning fish is work.
Huh, Townie, Mister "Keep the poor away from my porch"? What have you actually done to show compassion to the sick or the poor? If you're going to cast those stones you'd damn well better not be living in a glass house.
From Yahoo! News:
Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016
Michael Isikoff Chief Investigative Correspondent, Yahoo News•June 20, 2018
WASHINGTON — The Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified Wednesday that proposals he was...
I don't think using any medication is immoral. It may be stupid if there is inadequate literature support, and I believe that for most uses the literature support for MMJ is inadequate. No one owes their life to it, that is a nonsensical statement. I don't even think that using a pharmacological...