Monthly Archives: July 2017

America’s Lawyer: BEAR HUGGER: The HOSPITAL Bacteria Spreading Heat Blanket: 3M/ARIZANT Faces Lawsuits [VIDEO]


Published on Jul 20, 2017

On this episode of America’s Lawyer, Mike Papantonio discusses how a popular brand of warming device known as The Bair Hugger is actually causing deadly infections to spread to patients with attorney, Daniel Nigh. Mike then talks with Alexis Pleus, Director of “Truth Pharm” about Big Pharma’s legal battles for destroying American lives with their opioids. Then Mollye Barrows, Legal Journalist for The Trial Lawyer Magazine, talks with Mike about how the next head of the EPA’s toxic regulatory division which informs the public when a chemical is harmful, may well end up being the same guy who is unapologetic about his ties with tobacco and chemical industries.

FBI turns over 7,000 documents from Weiner laptop in Clinton-tied case


The FBI has turned over 7,000 new documents from Anthony Weiner’s private laptop to the State Department as part of a watchdog group’s lawsuit related to last year’s Hillary Clinton email case.

Judicial Watch and State Department representatives appeared in federal court in Washington, D.C., on Thursday over the group’s Freedom of Information Act suit seeking Clinton emails from her tenure at the State Department.

It emerged during the hearing that the 7,000 new documents were turned over. The trove is expected to contain some emails sent by Weiner’s estranged wife, Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

Fitton told Fox News after the hearing that they expect to begin receiving those documents in three months, once the State Department determines whether the Weiner documents are government or personal records.The State Department was ordered in November to turn over 500 pages of Clinton-related documents a month to Judicial Watch.

But Fitton is not satisfied with the speed of the process, especially now that another 7,000 documents are being added to the pile.


Months of chaos in VENEZUELA: Protesters clash with Caracas police after attempt to storm TV network offices [VIDEO]


Published on Jul 20, 2017

Clashes erupted between Venezuelan police and protesters in Caracas, Thursday, as tens of opposition protesters attempted to storm the headquarters of the public television network Venezolana de Television, in light of a general strike against President Nicolas Maduro. Demonstrators set several security installations ablaze, while police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.


Uruguay – South America pharmacies start selling marijuana

A man shows two envelopes containing marijuana he just purchased at a pharmacy in Montevideo, on July 19, 2017

Pharmacies in Uruguay started selling marijuana Wednesday under a four-year-old law that has made the small South American country the first in the world to legalize pot from production to sale.

Pharmacies in Uruguay started selling marijuana Wednesday under a four-year-old law that has made the small South American country the first in the world to legalize pot from production to sale.

At a pharmacy in Montevideo’s old town, five customers were waiting to buy when the store shutters went up at the start of the day.

“I’ve been smoking since I was 14. Let’s give it a try,” said a 37-year-old man who would not give his name or allow his picture to be taken.

The pharmacist who sold the marijuana would not give her name either. She said it was just a service and expressed hope that her business would not suffer.

In all, 16 pharmacies have been authorized to sell marijuana under state controls, barely enough to cover a country of 3.5 million people.

No major pharmacy chain has agreed to sell the drug.

Graphic on estimated prevalance of cannabis use around the world

Many pharmacies have been unwilling to become points of sale for the drug, because of concerns about security and doubts that the small market of registered users is worth the trouble.

Only about 5,000 people, most of them age 30 to 44, have signed up as prospective buyers since Uruguay’s state registry opened in early May.

Walk-in sales are not allowed under the law, and only residents of Uruguay can register to buy pot — thereby preventing marijuana tourism.

The pharmacy sales are the last of three phases set out under the 2013 law.

Under the early phases, nearly 7,000 people registered to grow weed at home, and more than 60 smokers’ clubs have been authorized.

Only two companies were authorized to produce marijuana for pharmacies — under military protection, and with no public access.

The state Institute for the Regulation and Control of Cannabis (IRCC) has authorized the sale of two types of marijuana, to be sold in five-gram packets.

On Monday, the National Drugs Council tweeted an image of what the packages would look like: blue-and-white sealed sachets that look something like condom packets.

People line up in front of a pharmacy to buy marijuana in Montevideo, on July 19, 2017

An “Alfa I” package contains “Alfa I variety cannabis hybrid with Indica predominant.”

Another sort has “Beta I variety cannabis” with Sativa. The levels of THC — the psychotropic constituent in cannabis — are given on the outside, for consumer information.

The packets also bear a “Warnings” section about the risks of consuming marijuana and recommendations on how to do it more safely.

The buyers who talked to AFP reporters all said they had bought 10 grams of pot, a packet of each variety on sale.

The packets are being retailed at $6.60 each, according to the IRCCA.

Customers are identified through a digital fingerprint reader, which allows them to buy without having to show other forms of identification in the store.

Uruguay’s goal in legalizing the sale of marijuana for recreational use is to cut down on illegal smuggling.