Democrats dump gasoline on inflation inferno with new Obamacare spending spree

Senate Republican leaders have sent a letter to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) requesting more information on the potential budgetary and economic impacts of making the temporary expansion of premium tax credits (PTC), justified as pandemic relief by Democrats, permanent.   The letter was sent by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of … Continue reading Democrats dump gasoline on inflation inferno with new Obamacare spending spree

Congressman demands answers on partnership between US scientist and the Wuhan Institute of Virology

On Wednesday, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) sent a letter to Dr. James Le Duc, former director of the Galveston National Laboratory to get answers about recently uncovered documents indicating a partnership with the Wuhan Institute of Virology. “As more evidence seems to suggest that SARS-CoV-2 originated from the WIV and cannot conclusively be ruled out as the … Continue reading Congressman demands answers on partnership between US scientist and the Wuhan Institute of Virology

Review: Cannabis Provides Benefits for Migraine Sufferers

Cannabis preparations likely provide for the prophylactic and abortive treatment of migraines, according to a review of the relevant literature published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology.  A team of investigators with the University of Arizona reviewed the findings of 12 previously published studies involving 1,980 participants. Authors reported evidence of plant cannabinoids’ ability to reduce migraine frequency … Continue reading Review: Cannabis Provides Benefits for Migraine Sufferers

Biden White House defies law, refuses to turn over documents on billions in COVID fraud

This week, Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer penned a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, requesting documents and communications material relating to the offers to testify before the House Small Business Committee. Ranking Member Luetkemeyer issued the following statement regarding this oversight letter: “Secretary Yellen continues to dodge offers to perform her … Continue reading Biden White House defies law, refuses to turn over documents on billions in COVID fraud

Biden Officials Refuse Senate Requests for COVID-19 Plan, Despite Months of Questioning

“When is somebody going to share with the American people the destination that we are trying to get to, and how we’re going to get to that destination?” Today, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing titled, “An Update on the Ongoing Federal Response to COVID-19: Current Status and … Continue reading Biden Officials Refuse Senate Requests for COVID-19 Plan, Despite Months of Questioning

Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Prescriptions, Improved Symptoms in Cancer Patients

The use of cannabis products over a six-month period is associated with statistical improvements in cancer-related symptoms as well as significant reductions in subjects’ use of prescription painkillers, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Frontiers in Pain Research. Israeli researchers assessed the long-term use of cannabis in a cohort of several hundred oncology patients. Consistent with studies … Continue reading Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Prescriptions, Improved Symptoms in Cancer Patients

Clinical Trial: CBD-Rich Cannabis Extracts Safe and Effective in Pediatric Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The administration of CBD-rich cannabis extracts is safe and effective in mitigating symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial data published in the journal Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy.  Brazilian researchers evaluated the use of CBD extracts versus placebo in 60 children (ages 5 to 11) with ASD over a 12-week … Continue reading Clinical Trial: CBD-Rich Cannabis Extracts Safe and Effective in Pediatric Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Survey: One in Five Patients with Arthritis Acknowledge Using Medical Cannabis

Arthritis patients frequently reported consuming cannabis for symptomatic relief, according to survey data published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology.  A team of Canadian investigators surveyed 799 patients at eight rheumatology clinics in Ontario. (Cannabis is legal in Canada for both medical purposes and for adults.) Just over 20 percent of those surveyed acknowledged either having consumed … Continue reading Survey: One in Five Patients with Arthritis Acknowledge Using Medical Cannabis

Investigation Reveals 69 Percent of NIH Taxpayer-Funded Grant Recipients Fail to Disclose Foreign Ties

Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement calling for the Conference Committee tasked with reconciling differences between the Senate’s United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) and the House’s America COMPETES Act, to include his bipartisan Safeguarding American Innovation Act, after the Department of Health and … Continue reading Investigation Reveals 69 Percent of NIH Taxpayer-Funded Grant Recipients Fail to Disclose Foreign Ties

Senators Move to Protect American Sovereignty Against World Health Organization

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) in leadership of the “No WHO Pandemic Preparedness Treaty Without Senate Approval Act” to require that any convention or agreement resulting from the work of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) intergovernmental negotiating body be deemed a treaty, requiring the advice and consent of a supermajority of the Senate. The legislation comes … Continue reading Senators Move to Protect American Sovereignty Against World Health Organization