Tag Archives: Big Pharma

When Is The War On Tea Going To Start?

It always puzzles me that the first – and most potent – drug that I crave on waking at dawn is widely available in shops, freely advertised everywhere, consumed by both adults and children, and not deemed to be poisonous, … Continue reading

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The Pill Poppers

Mail: EXCLUSIVE: Prince’s former drug dealer tells how the legend spent $40,000 at a time on six-month supplies of Dilaudid pills and Fentanyl patches – highly addictive opioid pain killers – for 25 years… The dealer said the musician suffered … Continue reading

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Manby, Hillary, and Plimsoll

Purely out of slight interest while eating this evening, I was watching the BBC’s Shipwrecks: Britain’s Sunken History on BBC iplayer. It recounted the story of how, during the 19th century, all sorts of ways for saving the lives of shipwrecked … Continue reading

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The Global War on Drugs Not Made By Big Pharma.

These days when I’m pretty fully engaged in resisting the Global War on Smoking, I tend to forget that the War on Smoking is part of a wider and more long lasting Global War on Drugs. So H/T Dick Puddlecote’s … Continue reading

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Anti-Depressant-Driven, Suicidal, Homicidal, Lobotomized States

Last week, I started out thinking that the Germanwings air crash had most likely been caused by a sudden depressurization of the plane. But since the cockpit voice recorder was found, it’s emerged that the co-pilot locked himself in the … Continue reading

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WHO downplays danger of secondhand smoke

Another article by Klaus K translated from the original Danish. ¤ Outdoor air pollution more dangerous than indoor tobacco smoke ¤ Do smoking bans protect against a non-existent disease risk? – OFFICIAL WHO RECOMMENDATIONS (Photo: Colourbox) First they said that indoor secondhand … Continue reading

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Quit Vaping

Interesting ad spotted by Chris Snowdon:   I read that to be a Quit Vaping ad. First they wanted people to quit smoking. Now they want them to quit vaping. I wondered how Nicorette Quickmist worked. Here’s an explanation: It’s … Continue reading

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