8 Ways Overseas Drug Manufacturers Dupe the FDA

Ninety percent of the prescription drugs consumed in the United States are generics, and the majority of them are produced overseas, mostly in India and China. Let’s say you’re a manufacturer looking to get in on America’s $104 billion generic drug market. You want to make the lowest-cost drugs possible and sell them at the highest possible price. How best to proceed? To do things right, you’ll need approval from the world’s most feared regulator, the US Food and Drug Administration. But that requires that you comply with so-called current good manufacturing practices, which are complex and costly to implement.…

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Graham Brown Interview Questions for Steve Jackowski

1. Which book (or other media) would you say is your largest influence? As dated as it might be, I’d have to say it’s The World According to Garp by John Irving. I was pretty young when I read it and really hadn’t started writing though I was a voracious reader. I was struck by the brilliant mix of humor and tragedy with an almost Voltaire-like life-goes-on philosophy. 2. What part of the book was the most difficult to write? The initial story for The Misogynist involved the exposure of three individuals who had corrupted use of the Internet for…

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New York’s Revenge Porn Law Is a Flawed Step Forward

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law this week criminalizing the spread of nonconsensual pornography, making New York the forty-sixth state to implement such protections for its residents. Unlike many “revenge porn” laws before it, New York’s version includes private right of action in addition to criminal penalties, allowing victims take additional steps like suing the perpetrator for money, or demanding that a website take down their illegally shared images. It’s undoubtedly progress—but also an object lesson in how US legislators fail to fully understand the problem they’re trying to solve. Sharing another person’s private nude images online is…

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Angelina Jolie Takes Starring Role In Marvel Movie ‘The Eternals’

Angelina Jolie is set to star in the upcoming Marvel movie “The Eternals,” making her the latest A-list actor to venture into the superhero world, the studio Like Marvel’s other projects, details on the film had been kept under wraps, Marvel announced Saturday that Jolie’s co-stars will include Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Brian Tyree Henry, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff and Don Lee. a comic book series, originally from 1976, involving the Eternals, genetically modified humans created by the cosmic beings known as the Celestials, who also created some villainous counterparts, the Deviants. Earlier this year, Marvel executives hinted that the movie…

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The Worst Parts About Seeing The World In Black And White

Holly Riordan Updated July 3, 2019 By God & Man When you see the world in black and white, your opinion changes by the hour. You switch between loving certain humans and hating them. When someone hurts you, your gut instinct is to lash out against them. To block them from every social media channel. To cut them out of your world without looking back. You have a hard time coming to terms with the fact Most of the time, they fall into a grey area. They aren’t all good or all bad. They aren’t angels or monsters. They have…

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My 41 Photos That Capture The World From The Air

In 2013 my photographic activity took a turn towards artistic photography and I managed to become an EAAFR (The Association of Romanian Artist Photographers) artist and E.FIAP/b artist (Excellence of the Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique), managing to obtain 685 prizes (185 gold medals/1st place/trophies) in 58 countries. I had several individual and group photography exhibitions.  I have also participated as a judge in Bulgaria, Croatia, Ecuador, Denmark, Georgia, China (2 times), Italy, Australia, India, Singapore and Romania.  I would like to show how I shoot from the air… For these pictures, I won several gold medals around the world,…

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UK law review eyes abusive trends like deepfaked porn and cyber flashing

The UK government has announced the next phase of a review of the law around the making and sharing of non-consensual intimate images, with ministers saying they want to ensure it keeps pace with evolving digital tech trends. The review is being initiated in response to concerns that abusive and offensive communications are on the rise, as a result of it becoming easier to create and distribute sexual images of people online without their permission. Among the issues the Law Commission will consider are so-called ‘revenge porn’, where intimate images of a person are shared without their consent; deepfaked porn,…

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Justin Bieber Choreographer Emma Portner Accuses Him Of ‘Degrading Women’

Justin Bieber has lambasted the pop star on social media, accusing him of degrading women and paying her “less than minimum wage.” “I couldn’t afford to eat. I was sweeping studio floors to be able to practice my own craft. The way you degrade women is an abomination.” Portner, whose partner is actress Ellen Page, posted the accusations on the heels of Bieber expressing his support for manager Scooter Braun. Braun is currently In light of “You religiously go to a church that does not support the LGBTQ+ community,” wrote Portner. “Your company hired an out lesbian in your music…

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Graham Brown Questions for Disorder by Johan Fundin

  Which book (or other media) would you say is your largest influence? It’s impossible to mention just one book or film. My favourite plot structures—the premises of novels and movies which inspire me—revolve around high-tech corporate conflicts and conspiracies, medical horror and suspense, and overambitious mad scientist protagonists. Examples of favourite books are Coma (Robin Cook, 1977), Watchers (Dean Koontz, 1987) and The Island of Dr. Moreau (H. G. Wells, 1896). My favourite films are The Fly (David Cronenberg, 1986), Hollow Man (Paul Verhoeven, 2000) and Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982). What part of the book was the most…

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40 Parents Are Sharing All The Hilariously Absurd Reasons Why Their Kids Cry, And You Couldnt Make Them Up (New Pics)

Because we know this, we are allowed to laugh at the seemingly cataclysmic situations that these kids find themselves in. Although it might seem that someone is about to die, that kid just isn’t allowed to eat the cat food. Or throw books at her parents face. Or any of the other absurd reasons why kids decide to throw a major wobbly. As a sequel to our previous post, we here at Bored Panda have made another list of the hilariously ridiculous reasons why kids cry, so scroll down below to check it out and share your own stories in the comments!…

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