So much for DEA’s chief belief that MMJ has no medical use – just follow the science ?

Medicinal use for marijuana confirmed: CBD helps kids with rare epilepsy Randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial finds cannabidiol benefits. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial—the gold-standard design—a component of marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) reduced seizures in children with a rare and devastating form of epilepsy. The results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, […]

Cocaine comes roaring back to South Florida — and then some

Cocaine comes roaring back to South Florida — and then some Cocaine is making a comeback in South Florida. Colombian cocaine production is at a record high, and traffickers are bringing the drug into the southern half of the Sunshine State more now than in the last decade, Drug Enforcement Administration officials say. While […]

Law Firm Wants Transparency in Medicare Opioid Policy

Law Firm Wants Transparency in Medicare Opioid Policy By Pat Anson, Editor A Washington-based legal firm is calling for more openness and transparency by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as it establishes new rules that are likely to limit access to opioid pain medication for millions of Medicare patients. “While opioid […]

Apparently you can’t believe what is sent to you – RETRACTION – UN-RING A BELL !

On May 24th I received the following email From: mark ibsen Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:35 PM To: Steve Ariens Subject: Fwd: Order Dismissing PFMA – Ibsen   Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Greg Beebe Date: May 24, 2017 at 1:37:38 PM MDT To: Mark Ibsen Subject: Order Dismissing PFMA – […]

Illegal opiates… so plentiful …can be ordered like ordering a delivered pizza

Opioid epidemic: Can it be stopped at the source? WARREN, Ohio – Fighting the opioid crisis head-on remains a challenge as the overdose death rate continues to climb across the valley. Hidden websites and online options offering opioids, including fentanyl for sale, are making it difficult to stop the suppliers. “In some cases people […]


DEA misled Congress about Honduras shootings WASHINGTON – Top Drug Enforcement Administration officials consistently provided inaccurate information to the Justice Department and Congress about three deadly shootings during 2012 anti-drug operations in Honduras, including one incident that left four civilians dead, according to a new internal government inquiry.The scathing review from the Justice Department, which […]

DEA chief: ‘Marijuana is not medicine’… It is our CASH COW !

DEA chief: ‘Marijuana is not medicine’ Drug Enforcement Administration acting Chief Chuck Rosenberg reiterated an Obama-era stance Thursday that “marijuana is not medicine.” “If it turns out that there is something in smoked marijuana that helps people, that’s awesome,” he said, speaking at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. “I will be the last person […]


The ACLU is concerned that the repeal of Obamacare will cause millions to go without healthcare, but try to get the ACLU to express any concern about the untold millions that are being denied pain management and mental health care because of the CDC guidelines, the DEA regulations, many of the state legislatures have decided […]

If we can’t save the patient, the patient doesn’t matter

Why Some Hospitals Are Allowing Unnecessary Suffering “His heart filled virtually his whole chest,” recalls Dr. Diane Meier describing her very first patient, an 89-year-old suffering from end-stage congestive heart failure.  It was the first day of Meier’s internship at a hospital in Portland Oregon, and after being assigned 23 patients, she was suddenly […]

There Have Been Fewer Pharmacy Robberies in Indiana – HALF TRUTHS ?

U.S. Attorney: There Have Been Fewer Pharmacy Robberies in Indiana In 2015 Indiana had more pharmacy robberies than any other state. That has changed. INDIANAPOLIS–Pharmacy robberies have gone down drastically in the past three years. That may be thanks to a decision to prosecute people who rob pharmacies in the state in federal court […]