Tag Archive | "FDA"

February 16, 2012: Washington’s Prescription Drug Shortage

Patients are suffering from a nationwide shortage of more than 260 different prescription drugs, many of them for different types of cancer. Senior Fellow Greg Conko explains why the biggest culprit for the drug shortage is Washington. DEA and FDA regulations make it difficult to ramp up supply, or to change prices to more accurately reflect demand.

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February 2, 2012: The FDA’s Latest Power Grab

Fellow in Consumer Policy Studies Michelle Minton breaks down the FDA’s behind-the-scenes push to regulate dietary supplements nearly as strictly as prescription drugs.

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May 31, 2011: FDA Rescinds Approval of Breast Cancer Drug

Conko believes this battle boils down to one question: who decides which treatments patients can use? Will it be the FDA, or doctors and patients?

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November 30, 2010: Food Safety, Washington-Style

CEI Senior Fellow Greg Conko looks at the major provisions of the food safety bill that the Senate is voting on today.

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Episode 105: Neutering the Net

Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome new media guru Brooke Oberwetter to the show to discuss the latest developments in the net neutrality battle, plus more.

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Episode 64: Regulators Gone Wild!

Richard Morrison, William Yeatman and Ryan Young bring you episode 64. We take on health care, energy technology and the warming that wasn’t there. We continue with the British expense scandal and new rules and regulations.

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Episode 4: Oil Addiction, A Disturbing Trend Amongst Teens

This week, your host Richard Morrison and special guest host William Yeatman talk through the Progress and Freedom Foundation’s technology summit in Aspen, the oil connection to Russia’s invasion of Georgia, hope for reform at the Food and Drug …

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Episode 2: A Series of Bribes

CEI’s Richard Morrison and Cord Blomquist discuss the housing bailout, Ted Stevens’ indictment, Comcast vs. the FCC, nanotech fears, hope for reform at the Food and Drug Administration, a get-well-soon wish for Robert Novak and the Milton Friedman legacy. Also, …

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