The legislation provides the drug industy with incentives to research and develop bioterrism counter measures. The bill also speeds up the approval
process and allow goverment to distribute certain treatment before being approved by the FDA.
What exactly does that last line mean and under what circumstances can they do this? Is this an open ended law allowing drug experimentation?
I do agree that more of our freedom is being eroded daily. But, ask yourself this, who is to blame? 9-11 changed everything and we are no longer
isolated from the rest of the world. So...that is the state in which we find ourselves in. Just remember to duck and cover when the bomb is dropped
on the city nearest to you.
FDA is run by big Pharmaceuticals. Bypassing it has very little meaning.
You do know that the FDA is funded mostly by private companies and only partially by the US government, don't you? How dependable can ANYTHING they
report be. There are all sorts of stories about cooked data and failures to report all side effects of new drugs. Whistle blowers are treated very
If the FDA says it, don't believe it. They failed to inform people of the high levels of mercury found in tuna. They are quite worthless.
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