This Is The Way It Works…

11/19/2019  By:  Cris EricsonLet's say for example, you win the lottery and spend a lot of money making television ads to promote your campaign as a candidate for the November 3, 2020 Election for U.S. Congress, and you don't say much, just the usual "Hope" and "Change" and words that people fall for, and because …

On Tuesday, November 5th, WE Must Be The Change In Kentucky! Vote HICKS/CORMICAN! This Is Why…

On Tuesday, November 5th, the most important election in Kentucky in many years is about to happen!I am not here to argue with anyone.  I am here to present the facts and my opinion as I see it. Therefore,First of all, you must vote to see change!  If you are eligible to Vote and are …

Feds want to know what you think about Bevin plan to overhaul Medicaid & Kentucky makes Medicaid copays mandatory ‘under the cover of darkness’

Feds want to know what you think about Bevin plan to overhaul Medicaid Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal Published 3:05 p.m. ET July 20, 2018The federal government, once again, wants to know what people think about Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul Kentucky's Medicaid.Less than a month after a federal judge struck down Bevin's plan …

The ‘Right to Try’ Could Cost Dying Patients a Fortune

By Michelle Cortez   June 20, 2018, A small biotechnology company may be the first to offer dying patients unproven drugs under a new U.S. law called Right to Try that deregulated access to such experimental treatments.But it won’t be for free: Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. would charge for a therapy it is developing for the …

Why do They feel the need to steal from us?

(Originally posted on Oct 14, 2017)Any way that you look at it, none of it passes the “smell test”!From Robert Weber of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission came the following account of  a meeting of both the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare and Family Services, and the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee.  The …

The East Mississippi Correctional Facility Is ‘Hell on Earth’

By Carl Takei, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU’s Trone Center for Justice and EqualityMarch 5, 2018At the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, where Mississippi sends some of the most seriously mentally ill people in the state prison system, even the most troubled patients are routinely ignored and the worst cases of self-harm are treated with certain neglect. …

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s scientific evidence on the presence of opioid compounds in kratom, underscoring its potential for abuse

For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 6, 2018SummaryFDA releases adverse events and scientific analysis providing even stronger evidence of kratom compounds’ opioid properties.StatementOver the past several months, there have been many questions raised about the botanical substance known as kratom. Our concerns related to this product, and the actions we’ve taken, are rooted in sound science and are …

LIVE! Medicare for All National Town Hall–with Sen. Bernie Sanders!

Medicare for All National Town HallPublic· Hosted by The Young Turks and U.S. Senator Bernie SandersTuesday, January 23 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM ESTThe U.S. Capitol Visitor CenterWashington, District of Columbia 20515DetailsWith the introduction of the Medicare for All Act last year, Sen. Bernie Sanders and 137 of his colleagues in Congress began the …

Court in Kentucky approves needle exchange program

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - A court has approved a needle exchange program in a Kentucky county, moving the proposal closer to becoming a reality.The Daily News of Bowling Green reports the Barren County Fiscal Court narrowly approved the needle exchange Tuesday.The needle exchange program would allow drug users to trade dirty needles for clean ones, …

Senator Cory Booker still wants to legalize marijuana nationally by punishing prohibition states

Erik McLaren     17 November, 2017Above:  WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) (3rd L) speaks during a news conference on medical marijuana as U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (2nd L), U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) (3rd R), Kate Hintz (2nd R) and Morgan Hintz (R), who suffers from a rare form of …

Lab Testing Reveals Enviro Textile’s Hemp Fabric Stops the Spread of Staph Bacteria

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate ReleaseJune 19th, 2013Glenwood Springs, CO Lab Testing Reveals EnviroTextile’s Hemp Fabric Stops the Spread of Staph BacteriaHemp Marches Towards Military and Health Care ApplicationsRampant staph infections continue to cost lives unnecessarily.  One powerful weapon to fight this scourge is being successfully deployed by China’s military: industrial hemp.  Staph is spread …

FDA News Release FDA warns companies marketing unproven products, derived from marijuana, that claim to treat or cure cancer

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 1, 2017ReleaseAs part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers from health fraud, the agency today issued warning letters to four companies illegally selling products online that claim to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer without evidence to support these outcomes. Selling these unapproved products with unsubstantiated …

(KY) Representative To File Bill Allowing Counties To Decide On Marijuana Legalization

  (LEX 18) A press release from the campaign manager for Representative Dan Johnson of Bullitt County said that he is filing a bill for the 2018 General Assembly that if passed, would allow local jurisdictions to hold local option elections to decide whether to allow marijuana growth, possession, and distribution. "A lot of people want …

Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promise

By Dan Merica, CNNUpdated 3:31 PM ET, Mon October 16, 2017Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a "major announcement."The measure comes after Trump, on the steps of his golf club in New Jersey, …

The following can be called my rendition on the opioid/lack of Medical Marijuana/ crisis in Kentucky,

(…or whatever else you want to call it!)Any way that you look at it, none of it passes the “smell test”!From Robert Weber of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission came the following account of  a meeting of both the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare and Family Services, and the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory …