PHARMA/POLICY/POLITICS: Calvinists in the Medicine Cabinet

It wasn’t going to be too long before I took the issue of the DEA’s assault on physicians and patients over to the political masses in one of my Spot-on columns. Calvinists in the Medicine Cabinet is the result. Go there and enjoy, and feel free to come back here to add comments.

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Benjamin Smith

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Jared Allison

The idea that legalizing and licensing opium in Afghanistan will decrease the illegal opium trade is fantasy. Medical morphine sulphate is cheap – far cheaper than the far less effective modern concoctions of Big Pharma. Why would any opium farmer sell his crop cheaply to legitimate buyers, when he can get orders of magnitude higher prices from the black market? So, if we go with a social libertarian policy, and decriminalize recreational opium use, how will we deal with the medical and social problems of the vastly increased numbers of users? We seem to have trouble paying for medical care… Read more »