An Ethicist Asks “Is Regulation Unethical Human Experimentation?”

An Ethicist Asks “Is Regulation Unethical Human Experimentation?” An Ethicist Asks “Is Regulation Unethical Human Experimentation?”

A 1962 law slowed drug development. Changing it could slash drug prices

A 1962 law slowed drug development. Changing it could slash drug prices A 1962 law slowed drug development. Changing it could slash drug prices

How Liberty Saves the Environment (Part 3: Restitution Is the Pollution Solution)

How Liberty Saves the Environment (Part 3: Restitution Is the Pollution Solution) How Liberty Saves the Environment (Part 3: Restitution Is the Pollution Solution)

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An Ethicist Asks “Is Regulation Unethical Human Experimentation?”

Summary:  For the last 10 years, I have chaired a for-profit Independent Review Board (IRB) that reviews the information that subjects of human testing receive explaining their rights and responsibilities. These internationally-adopted standards for human experimentation, which evolved from the … [Read More...]

A 1962 law slowed drug development. Changing it could slash drug prices

This article was originally published by STAT on October 1, 2018.   During my 19 years as a research scientist at the Upjohn Company, the regulatory burden imposed by the open-ended Drug Amendments Act of 1962 was mushrooming. My coworkers and I joked that because of this dramatic … [Read More...]

How Liberty Saves the Environment (Part 3: Restitution Is the Pollution Solution)

The last two blog posts explained how libertarians would eliminate sovereign immunity so that victims of the country’s greatest polluter---government---would have recourse. Secondly, libertarians would privatize land and beast to save endangered species, preserve our parks, and protect our forests. … [Read More...]

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