PROGRESSIVE RADIO: “The Police State of America” / Ring of Fire / Mike Papantonio

originally aired on 08.31.2014

CANNABIS: “Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics are Paid by Painkiller Drug Companies” /

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VICE has found that many of the researchers who have advocated against legalizing pot have also been on the payroll of leading pharmaceutical firms with products that could be easily replaced by using marijuana. When these individuals have been quoted in the media, their drug-industry ties have not been revealed.


As ProPublica reported, painkiller-funded researchers helped fuel America’s deadly addiction to opioids such as OxyContin and Vicodin. These academics, with quiet funding from major pain pill firms, encouraged doctors to over-prescribe these drugs for a range of pain relief issues, leading to where we stand today as the world’s biggest consumer of painkillers and the overdose capital of the planet.

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CONSERVATIVE CHARITY FRAUD: “Tea Party Charity, ‘Move America Forward,’ Uses Wounded Troops For Profit” / Cenk Uygur