You know if you’re going to ignore the possible benefits of making medicinal marijuana legal, you might want to consider how thoroughly snookered by Big Pharma we have been.
Last year, a study in Lancet showed that the risks of antidepressant use in children and teens far outweighed the benefits. In fact, it increased suicidal tendencies.
Then, scientists reported that cholesterol drugs are totally worthless. In fact, according to this article, the BMJ Open journal reported that international researchers found “no link between what’s known as ‘bad’ cholesterol and death as a result of heart disease” in people more than 60 years old.
To quote the article further:
“Lowering cholesterol with medications for primary cardiovascular prevention in those aged over 60 is a total waste of time and resources, whereas altering your lifestyle is the single most important way to achieve a good quality of life,” said vascular and endovascular surgery expert Professor Sherif Sultan from the University of Ireland.
Now here’s a headline for you: The Amish, who don’t get vaccinated, rarely get autism, cancer, or heart disease—coincidence?