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Old 07-08-2018, 02:11 PM
 
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I was very surprised to learn this. In an article about the First Amendment, I was startled to read that Ralph Nader, of all people, had championed this, feeling it was the right of the public to be made aware. Of course, he had no idea that it would backfire in a way that would reap huge profits for manufacturers, and get more of the population on medication, for good or ill. (No pun intended.)

“I was a bit queasy about it because I had the sense that we were unleashing something, but nowhere near what happened,” Mr. Nader said. “It was one of the biggest boomerangs in judicial cases ever.”

By Adam Liptak
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/30/u...eme-court.html
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:18 PM
 
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Yes
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Old 07-08-2018, 03:02 PM
 
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How were cigarette and other tobacco ads quashed?
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Old 07-09-2018, 09:46 AM
 
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It was something the tobacco industry voluntary agreed to as part of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobacc...ment_Agreement

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How were cigarette and other tobacco ads quashed?
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Old 07-09-2018, 02:49 PM
 
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Yes
One of those "be careful what you wish for" type outcomes!
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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OP: It is the Industrial Medical Complex.
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Old Yesterday, 05:02 AM
 
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OP: It is the Industrial Medical Complex.
AKA: Free Enterprise

They probably don't have ads in Russia
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Old Yesterday, 07:40 AM
 
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AKA: Free Enterprise

They probably don't have ads in Russia
Also free enterprise - drop cable and use Netflix or Amazon Prime Video = don't have to see ads again.
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Old Today, 02:37 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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Also free enterprise - drop cable and use Netflix or Amazon Prime Video = don't have to see ads again.
I got rid of cable and I don't know what's new with the drug world. Wonder if I'm missing something good.

I get ads for supps since this my main focus on healing and we are all tracked as to what we research, right.
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Old Today, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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AKA: Free Enterprise

They probably don't have ads in Russia
You mean the USSR. Russia is a completely free enterprise market. Where have you been since 1990?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQyHFB6qNBY

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