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by Karl Radl A SPECTER is haunting America. The specter of opium. The form that specter is taking is that of the opiate-based painkiller OxyContin, which is distributed by a company named Purdue Pharma. There has long been a concern that OxyContin is causing an addiction time bomb in America, especially…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver THE PICTURE on the right is reproduced from the cover of Science News, 7 September 1991, where it appears without identification or explanation to call attention to an article about the effect of excessive use of cocaine on the foetus of pregnant women. It is obviously an advertisement…
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