Monday, May 2, 2005

Man in the regulatory environment

According to the London Free Press, which had declined to report on the story until now, Londoner Darcy O'Neil finds out tomorrow if he will be vindicated.

As Lisa mentioned when we first noted this story at Mr. O'Neil's request, this story is a useful reminder that people have too easily abdicated their responsibility to be mindful of the government and the claims of its appointed bodies to know what is in our best interest when it comes to health. In a regulated environment, such as the pharmaceutical industry, people have come to expect that apothecaries will in fact sell the products that they claim to sell — this is a matter of integrity that should be demanded by individuals of any business either in a regulated or unregulated business environment.