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FRSC: Update from BioDemocracy 2005 in Philadelphia

On Monday, June 20, I spoke with John on the Indynewswire program on Free Radio Santa Cruz. John gave an update from the Philly IMC space about BioDemocracy 2005 which is taking place in Philadelphia.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is holding their international corporate convention in downtown Philadelphia from June 19-22. People from across the country have converged to bring attention to BIO's closed-door agenda of medicine for profit, genetically engineered agriculture and bioweapons proliferation.

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Commentary :: Health & Drugs

The NIH Scandal and the Future of AIDS Research

Why isn’t the NIH interested in competitive AIDS research? That’s the
billion-dollar question. That is, if inexpensive micronutrients and
competitive disease and treatment models prove more successful than the
current research, it will represent a loss of billions for the AIDS drug and
research industry.
 

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Health & Drugs : Police State

Rockin' the Boat: Supreme Court Rules Against Medical Pot

This piece examines the June 6 Supreme Court decision allowing gov't raids to continue against people who grow and use medical marijuana with a dotor's recommendation. We hear from Santa Cruz WAMM activists, Suzanne Pfiel, and Valerie Corral, as well as Hillary McQuay from Americans for Safe Access. Self-contained. 16:53
 

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Health & Drugs : Police State

PIX: 6/7 MedMJ Protest

stop.jpgA few images from last week's medical marijuana demo at the town clock.
 

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LOCAL Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights : Government & Elections : Health & Drugs

Urgent: Support Medical Marijuana Amendment

This was originally posted as a comment to another thread.
 

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