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  • Has any Freepers used Canadian mail order Pharmacy?

    07/20/2018 4:11:06 PM PDT · by iamright · 38 replies
    self | iamright
    Freepers are the best and know everything! I need some prescription meds that my insurance co. will not pay for. My doctor suggested getting from Mexico or Canada! I searched and found too many Canada Pharmacies on the net, great prices. But I don't know whether to trust any of them. I hate to risk $100+ to find out. Would appreciate any tips if you have ordered RX from Canada.
  • FDA to explore importing drugs from overseas to lower prices

    07/19/2018 8:01:48 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 19, 2018 | Robert King
    The Trump administration wants to explore how to safely import pharmaceuticals from other countries in order to counteract major hikes in the price of drugs. Such a policy would represent a major shift from current procedure. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar requested on Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration establish a working group to examine safe importation. The request is part of a larger effort by the Trump administration to tackle high drug prices, a growing driver of healthcare costs in the U.S. “We have seen a number of both branded and generic examples in recent years...
  • How Trump Can Lower Drug Prices

    07/17/2018 8:16:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/17/2018 | Steve Moore
    One of Donald Trump's more memorable promises on the campaign trail was to lower the cost of prescription drugs. Polls show this issue remains popular with Americans, especially lower-income families, who are worried about high drug prices. Of course, the entire concept of drug prices' being "too high" is subjective. Drugs are too expensive ... compared with what? Certainly not compared with not having the drugs available at all. If you suffer from the intense pain of migraine headaches or have been diagnosed with lung cancer, how much would you pay for a drug to help you? I have friends...
  • How Florida spread oxy across half of America

    07/11/2018 10:41:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Metro West Daily News ^ | July 8, 2018 | Pat Beall, The Palm Beach Post
    Reliably red on the political map, Huntington is a West Virginia town with a 191-year-old university, a storied football team and more than 100 churches. It’s where Will Lockwood graduated from high school. It’s where he enrolled at Marshall University. It’s where he first tried OxyContin. By the time Lockwood entered Marshall as a freshman, Detroit dealers were trickling into Huntington selling OxyContin and pills with OxyContin’s active ingredient, oxycodone. Even though Lockwood could step out his front door and get the drug, Detroit street dealers weren’t the preferred supplier. Florida was. It may be 1,000 miles away, but to...
  • Lawmakers worry about rise in drugged driving

    07/11/2018 8:16:15 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/11/18 | Jasper Goodman
    Lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing Wednesday on the dangers of drug-impaired driving. There is growing concern in Congress over the issue as data from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility finds that accidents from drugged driving have been on the rise over the last 10 years.A recent report showed that 44 percent of fatally injured drivers tested positive for drugs in 2016. That number is up from 2006, when just 28-percent of fatally injured drivers were drug-positive. But lawmakers also pressed for more information about the problem....
  • Doug Ford Is Dead Right, Injection Sites Dead Wrong

    07/09/2018 10:18:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/09/18 | Dr. Gifford Jones
    History shows that more money, more social workers, and injections sites will end in failure Not all the lunatics are in the asylum. Why? Because federal prison officials are providing needles to prisoners so they can inject themselves with illegal drugs. Now, Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, is being criticized for damning the use of injection sites in prison and in Canadian cities. Condoning drug use is the most illogical way to combat North America’s opioid epidemic. But what else would work? The drug problem is like a cancerous growth that kills, not just people. Look at what has happened...
  • Taser used 3 times on naked man roaming Red Lion, cursing LeBron James, police say

    07/06/2018 3:04:15 PM PDT · by BlackAdderess · 13 replies
    The York Daily Record ^ | July 6, 2018 | Mike Argento
    (snip) When [officer] Penrose arrived, the complaint states, he saw a large, red-headed man "completely naked and yelling obscenities." "More specifically, (he was) cursing out LeBron James and making statements about having twins," Penrose wrote in the complaint. Todd and Dedra Dandylion were working in their flower shop, in the 300 block of West High Street, when Dedra looked out the window and saw the man. "Hey, there's a naked guy out back," she told Todd. Todd responded, "Yeah, whatever." They watched as the naked man wandered around, dancing and singing. They said some people were chasing after him, throwing...
  • Texas mother arrested for allegedly selling young children

    07/05/2018 3:20:41 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 52 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | 7-4-18 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    A Texas mother has been arrested for allegedly selling her young children. Esmeralda Garza, 29, was arrested by Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials on Friday after she allegedly sold her 7-year-old boy to two men, KRIS-TV reported. Garza was also in the process of selling two other children – a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old girl – as well, officials said. The arrest occurred after DPS officers executed a drug search warrant, according to KIII-TV. Garza, of Corpus Christi, was charged with the sale or purchase of a child, which is a third-degree felony. She is being held...
  • Pfizer hikes prices on 100 drugs

    07/04/2018 4:45:05 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 47 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/4/18 | Avery Anapol
    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer raised prices on about 100 drugs this week, the second round of increases for the company this year. Overall, many of the drugs’ prices have increased by double-digit percentages this year, according to Ars Technica. The Financial Times first reported the price hike. Among the drugs who have seen price hikes are Viagra, the erectile disfunction drug, and Norvasc blood pressure pills. The increased prices come amid heightened focus from lawmakers on drug prices. President Trump has vowed to address high drug costs, and said in May that drug companies would “voluntarily” begin to reduce prices in...
  • ‘Trump-shaped ecstasy pills’ seized in drug busts

    07/02/2018 3:16:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Marin Independent Journal ^ | July 2, 2018 | The Associated Press
    PERU, Ind. >> Some drug traffickers appear to be using President Donald Trump’s image to brand their illegal wares. An Indiana State Police news release about 129 arrests in a series of drug busts in northern Indiana includes a photo of what police describe as “Trump-shaped ecstasy pills.” They are orange and stamped with a face. On the back are the words “great again,” an apparent reference to Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.”(continued)
  • SF’s appalling street life repels residents — now it’s driven away a convention

    07/02/2018 3:02:19 PM PDT · by qwerty1234 · 53 replies
    In a move that is alarming San Francisco’s biggest industry, a major medical association is pulling its annual convention out of the city — saying its members no longer feel safe. “It’s the first time that we have had an out-and-out cancellation over the issue, and this is a group that has been coming here every three or four years since the 1980s,” said Joe D’Alessandro, president and CEO of S.F. Travel, the city’s convention bureau.
  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/01/2018 8:42:47 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 13 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/1/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Exit polls show a landslide victory in Mexico's presidential election for leftist Manuel Lopez Obrador. Obrador is expected to take perhaps over 50 percent of the vote with a lead of around 20 to 30 percent over his nearest rival. Large crowds took to the streets of Mexico City during the evening in celebration. Obrador campaigned to reform Mexico dramatically and made strong statements in opposition to US President Donald Trump. Obrador wants to end the war on drugs in Mexico within three years, saying Mexico isn't going to stop drugs entering the USA, let the USA send its army...
  • Russia stun Spain with penalty shootout win to reach quarter finals

    07/01/2018 1:08:15 PM PDT · by xp38 · 39 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | July 1 2018 | Sam Wallace
    It started as one of Spain’s typical grand passing rondos, it grew over 90 minutes and then 120 into one of the biggest mountains of possession amassed since World Cup records began, and by the end it felt like this great generation of players had run out of fresh ideas. This was the remnants of the great world champions of 2010 passing the ball 1,114 times in a match but unable to score more goals than a Russia team who refused to be passed to death in the way that so many opponents have in the past. By the end...
  • We Have a Crisis of Democracy, Not Manners

    06/25/2018 9:37:24 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 121 replies
    The Failing New York Times ^ | June 25, 2018 | Michelle Goldberg, NYT opinionist
    Last year, the white nationalist Richard Spencer was kicked out of his Virginia gym after another member confronted him and called him a Nazi. This incident did not generate a national round of hand-wringing about the death of tolerance, perhaps because most people tacitly agree that it’s O.K. to shun professional racists. It’s a little more complicated when the professional racist is the president of the United States. The norms of our political life require a degree of bipartisan forbearance. But treating members of Donald Trump’s administration as ordinary public officials rather than pariahs does more to normalize bigotry than...
  • The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities

    06/25/2018 7:21:53 PM PDT · by McGruff · 37 replies
    The Intercept ^ | June 25 2018 | Ryan Gallagher, Henrik Moltke
    The secrets are hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers and fortress-like concrete structures that were built to withstand earthquakes and even nuclear attack. Thousands of people pass by the buildings each day and rarely give them a second glance, because their function is not publicly known. They are an integral part of one of the world’s largest telecommunications networks – and they are also linked to a controversial National Security Agency surveillance program. Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. In each of these cities,...
  • Son decapitated mother using butterknife, his teeth and bare hands, deputy testifies

    06/22/2018 8:30:30 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 30 replies
    WFAA.COM ^ | 22 JUNE 2018 | WFAA.COM
    A Mississippi sheriff testified in court Wednesday that a Stone County man admitted he choked his mother until she passed out, then cut her head off. Sherry Johnson's body was discovered after deputies conducted a welfare check at her home on June 6. Her family became concerned after they had not heard from her for a few days. Terrelle Johnson, who lived with his mother, initially told authorities that his mother was on a cruise when they arrived at the home. When deputies entered the home, they found a bloodstained bedroom and then his mother's body outside, the SunHerald reports.
  • U.S. centers force migrant children to take drugs: lawsuit

    06/21/2018 6:25:33 PM PDT · by Mariner · 32 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | June 21st, 2018 | Andrew Hay
    (Reuters) - Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit. Children held at facilities such as the Shiloh Treatment Center in Texas are almost certain to be administered the drugs, irrespective of their condition, and without their parents' consent, according to the lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles-based Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law. The Shiloh center, which specializes in services for children and youths with behavioral and emotional problems, did...
  • Austin declares itself first ‘Freedom City’ in Texas, hopes to reduce deportations

    06/21/2018 4:24:47 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 25 replies
    https://www.theblaze.com ^ | June 20, 2018 | Jana J. Pruet
    What are the resolutions? One of the measures restricts officers from asking the status of immigrants without first permitting them to not answer the question. The other instructs officers to refrain from arresting people for low-level offenses such as smoking marijuana, possessing drug paraphernalia, petty theft, and other misdemeanors.
  • Clinton White House was den of coke, mistresses: ex-Secret Service officer

    06/26/2016 6:28:48 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 25, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Gary J. Byrne has devoted his life, and risked it, to serve his country - as a member of the US Air Force, a uniformed White House Secret Service officer, and a federal air marshal. And he believes it is his patriotic duty to do anything he can to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president of the United States. As someone who guarded the Oval Office during the Clinton presidency, Byrne, in an exclusive interview with The Post, tells how he witnessed "the Clinton machine leaving a wake of destruction in just about everything they do." He says he has...
  • Canada legalises recreational marijuana

    06/19/2018 4:47:38 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 76 replies
    BBC News ^ | 20th June 2018 | BBC News
    Canada has passed a landmark law that legalises the recreational use of marijuana nationwide. The Cannabis Act passed its final hurdle on Tuesday in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates how the drug can be grown, distributed, and sold. Canadians will be able to buy and consume the drug legally as early as this September. The country is the first in the G7 to legalise the drug's recreational use.