Study that “proved” MDMA (“E”) causes brain damage mistakenly gave animals meth

“Five months after Congress passed its anti-rave legislation, Ricaurte reported that he’d mistakenly given his animals meth, not MDMA, and retracted the paper. The fiasco, described as an “almost laughable laboratory blunder,” got its own chapter in the book When Science Goes Wrong: Twelve Tales from the Dark Side of Discovery. But the damage had been done. Federal […]

Lawyer Dr. Eugene McCarthy: A Call to Prosecute Drug Company Fraud As Organized Crime

I have previously written about the conviction of pharma company CEO’s. This is a very difficult subject to write about. I struggle not to get too emotionalised when so many deaths and damaged people are involved. But here lawyer Eugene McCarthy puts excessive emotion to one side in his brilliant use of legal rhetoric (in […]