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Old 09-26-2011, 09:40 PM
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Default Re: Scientists discover virus that kills all types of breast cancer ‘within seven day

Originally Posted by rivrrat View Post
Of course they can. And? Why can't *I* make that decision for myself? I don't require the govt to make that decision for me. I can read the risks and assess them all on my own. All the govt does is hold up development and cause thousands of deaths a year due to not approving drugs that could save lives, or by pulling drugs that are saving lives.
Not everybody is smart like you, and not every drug manufacturer is scrupulous.
Without regulation, many unethical drug manufacturers would take advantage of ignorant and gullible and desperate people, who would bankrupt themselves purchasing drugs that are at best useless and at worst harmful.
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