Tag: prescription drugs

How Would You Feel If Your Doctor Were Bribed To Give You A Drug?

By Jon Rappoport Hello, Novartis. The pharmaceutical giant has just been fined $50 million by the government of South Korea for bribing doctors to prescribe the company’s drugs. FiercePharma reports: “Last year, prosecutors in the country [Korea] raided Novartis offices to gather documents and account books. South Korean officials later indicted a half-dozen Novartis execs,…

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Blood-thinning Drug Xarelto Faces 18,000 Lawsuits

By Jon Rappoport The first court test of Bayer/J&J’s billion-dollar bonanza, blood-thinner, Xarelto, is coming up in New Orleans next week. The outcome will influence how the 18,000 lawsuits behind it will be handled. The plaintiff in the first suit is Joseph Boudreaux. “While Xarelto was supposed to help cut his stroke risk, Boudreaux says…

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Leaked Email Shows Big Pharma Conspired to Destroy Cancer Medicine for 4,000% Profit Increase

By Matt Agorist Those who follow the scandals of the pharmaceutical industry closely, and who have a knack for understanding their economics via the state-created monopolies granted to these companies, know the power these most unscrupulous companies often wield. We’ve seen companies use the power of the state to grant themselves monopolies on decades-old drugs,…

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Swallow Glass And Paint With Your Medicine, It’s Good For You

By Jon Rappoport Medical-drug contamination. It’s not a great advertisement for manufacturers. And then there are the patients… From FiercePharma (7/20/16) (see also here): “The handwriting was on the wall for a GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) API [Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient] operation in the U.K. when the drugmaker recalled more than 425,000 Bactroban antibiotic products last fall after…

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Obamacare 2.0: Mike Pence, Paul Ryan, and the Pharma Corruption of Trump Admin

By Cassius Kamarampi (Era of Wisdom) Disclaimer: we don’t support the Affordable Care Act either. A hurricane of restless competing interests, none really for the benefit of the people, have defined the first few months of Trump’s presidency. The proposed replacement for Obamacare is being drafted by big pharma’s representatives in politics: recipients of hundreds of…

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First of Its Kind Study: Cannabis NOT a Gateway Drug, Can Treat Tobacco & Opioid Addiction

By Claire Bernish In the latest of dozens of studies proving the healthful benefits of cannabis, researchers in Canada found not only can marijuana be effective in managing pain, but it can reduce a user’s dependency on tobacco, alcohol, and can replace a number of prescription medications — including antidepressants. Weed, they also found, simply…

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FDA Helps Drug Company Increase Price of Live Saving Medicine 7,000 Percent

By Matt Agorist In what is sure to be misinterpreted as the horrors of the evil free market, a prescription drug has increased in price in the US more than 7,000 fold. The problem here is that the price increase was solely a function of a government-granted monopoly on the drug, which has been on the international market…

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The Drugs May be the Problem – Inconvenient Truths About Big Pharma and the Psychiatric Industry

By Gary G. Kohls, MD, special guest to Natural Blaze “We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth… For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth, to know the worst, and to provide for it.” — Patrick Henry (1775) “It would be…

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