Posts by Raymond J. March
Raymond J. March is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Assistant Professor of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at North Dakota State University.
Trust Walmart’s Insulin to Save Lives


By making life-saving medication widely available and affordable, retailers like Walmart have undoubtedly saved lives and provided financial relieve for numerous patients in dire situations.

FDA Investigates Supposed Link Between Vaping and Seizures


Although the FDA acknowledges it has yet to find a causal relationship between vaping and seizures, it may continue and strengthen its “historic crackdown” of the vaping industry.

How Government Prolonged the Lobotomy


The use of the lobotomy in US medical history is a shocking and concerning event which continues to leave many asking how such a thing could happen.

New Study Finds FDA in Contempt of the U.S. Constitution


According to a recent study by the Pacific Legal Foundation, 2,094 out of the 2,952 regulations issued from 2001 until 2017 by the Department of Health and Human Services were unconstitutional.

Worried About Big Pharma? Then Reduce the FDA’s Regulatory Power.


Industry-leading pharmaceutical companies, often referred to collectively as “Big Pharma,” remain one of the public’s least trusted entities.

As Insulin Prices Rise, Diabetics Turn to Black Markets


To avoid financial hardship and medical complications, many diabetics have turned to black markets.

San Francisco’s Vaping Ban Is Doomed To Go Up in Smoke


Will the ban work? Unfortunately, governmental efforts to reduce or eliminate vices are often spectacular failures.

Trump’s Executive Orders Won’t Lower Healthcare Prices, but Deregulation Will


Will using the power of the executive branch bring healthcare prices down? Recent events suggest otherwise.

Right-to-Try Legislation Helps Patient Battling Bone Cancer


With 42 million US citizens suffering from a terminal illness or knowing someone with one, it’s a fight that affects us all.

FDA Approves $2 Million Drug. Blame the Price on Excessive Regulation.


Existing regulations serve to hinder access to treatment by making it prohibitively expensive.

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