This may not mean that the drugs themselves are safe, but they may advertise them as a remedy for certain conditions that they haven’t yet been tested on. Evidently, doctors are allowed to prescribe medication that hasn’t been approved to treat certain conditions in what is known as “off-label.” Although this seems like bizarre practice, it is actually fully legal and not that uncommon.
In fact, currently, one in five drugs prescribed to people are for off-label use, meaning that they are used for something other than the drug was originally intended for.
There are several larger and common examples of this. For instance, anti-malarials, like Plaquenil, were clearly invented to reduce one’s chance of developing malaria in a country where the disease is prominent. However, researchers have found that it also treats disorders like lupus and other autoimmune diseases.
Less than 5 percent of the world’s population lives in this country, and yet we buy four-fifths of these highly addictive drugs.
Pharmaceutical companies have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in the 2016 presidential election cycle. Guess which presidential candidate accepted far more campaign cash than any other from Big Pharma? The money went to…drum roll please...Hillary Clinton. What’s more, Clinton says she’s proud to have drug companies as her enemies.
Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/big-pharma-money-presidential-campaign-68823/#ixzz40jb2Aj2I
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Those who think you can’t buy position in America are sorely mistaken. If there was truly any democracy left in this country, then I’d like for someone to show me.
If we are supposed to be a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives, how does Cargill, Ely Lilly, or Turing Pharmaceutical get to determine who runs the country?