[ExI] addiction solution?
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 20:09:48 UTC 2017
They have to get funding somewhere. I'm a libertarian and fundamentally
distrust the government, but I'd gladly support cutting the DoD budget by
2% and reallocating half of that to supplement research.
Yeah, or more. We have learned not to trust the FDA, which is and maybe
always has been crippled by politics. SEC also - people move in and out of
DC to Big Pharm, Wall Street, and probably all the other places the feds
attempt to regulate. The game is, as always, it seems, follow the money.
On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 2:23 PM, Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 9:56 AM, William Flynn Wallace <
> foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thank you Dan and Dave - I just don't know where my mind went.
> No prob. We all have moments.
> Here is another/new addiction problem: doctors never, in my experience,
>> suggest meds other than prescription ones which Big PHarm pays them to push.
> Some of these things work, and have been working for thousands of years.
>> So why don't physicians know of these and prescribe them? We know, don't
> You sort of answered it above: money. Drug testing and marketing are
> expensive. Supplements aren't novel so they aren't patentable, therefore,
> drug companies have no incentive to develop them as products.
> This needs to change. How can we get people who have no monetary interest
>> in the outcomes of supplement studies to do quality scientific work to find
>> out what works and what doesn't?
> They have to get funding somewhere. I'm a libertarian and fundamentally
> distrust the government, but I'd gladly support cutting the DoD budget by
> 2% and reallocating half of that to supplement research.
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