posted on Apr, 30 2011 @ 09:40 AM
Another step closer to granting the multinational pharmaceuticals a total monopoly on our health.
Herbal practitioners are being quietly but forcefully pushed out of the picture, which is not only dangerous for them, but for us too.
The whole philosophy behind modern medicine is backward and driven by greed. Pharmaceuticals is big business, a capitalist enterprise, competitive and
selfish. Drugs are created to treat symptoms, not causes.
Traditional methods focus on preventing illness.
What global corporation which profits exclusively on the consumption of it's drugs would ever want to prevent illness?
What can we do?
The EU Directive erects high barriers to any herbal remedy that hasn't been on the market for 30 years -- including virtually all Chinese, Ayurvedic,
and African traditional medicine. It's a draconian move that helps drug companies and ignores thousands of years of medical knowledge.
We need a massive outcry against this. Together, our voices can press the EU Commission to fix the directive, push our national governments to refuse
to implement it, and give legitimacy to a legal case before the courts. Sign on the right, then forward this campaign to everyone, and let's get to 1
million voices to save herbal medicine:
Please sign the Avaaz petition found at the following address:
(visit the link for the full news article)
edit on 30-4-2011 by vagabondrobb because: link fixing