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Trump Backs Down On Vaping Regulations

Trump Backs Down On Vaping Regulations

December 13th, 2019 Allen Frances 4 minute read
President Trump announced in September that he would issue a strict executive order banning the candy flavored e-cigarettes that have triggered an alarming teenage vaping epidemic. He was responding to intense public health pressures. Federal surveys showed that 27.5%...
Vaping And Lung Disease

Vaping And Lung Disease

November 4th, 2019 Allen Frances 4 minute read
The CDC and health officials in at least a dozen states are studying a mysterious new lung disease likely caused by vaping. Many victims are quite young, reflecting the recent widespread use of e-cigarettes among middle schoolers and high...
Sackler Drug Cartel Goes Global

Sackler Drug Cartel Goes Global

November 4th, 2019 Allen Frances 4 minute read
I am not a particularly naive person and don’t get easily shocked by the extremities of human greed and selfish cruelty. But the unremittingly evil behavior of the Sackler family goes well beyond what is normally encountered even among the...
Dangers Of Synthetic Pot

Dangers Of Synthetic Pot

November 4th, 2019 Allen Frances 5 minute read
I have strongly supported legalizing pot. Not because it’s safe (no drug is safe), but because pot prohibition has always failed to reduce pot use. It also seems silly to focus on the dangers of pot when so many more...
Free Treatment For Opioid Addiction

Free Treatment For Opioid Addiction

November 4th, 2019 Allen Frances 5 minute read
Oklahoma’s clever Attorney-General beat the rush to take back from Big Pharma some of the blood money profits it gouged out of the deadly opioid epidemic. He has already forged settlements of $250 million with Purdue and $85 million with Teva and is...
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