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September 23, 2011

Oh. My. God.: FDA To Ban Current Style of Asthma Inhalers, To... Save the Atmosphere

Corrected: This is an FDA directive, not an EPA one.

Good to see we have our priorities right. A puff of medicine that could save a human life? Nothing compared to the microscopic damage it could do to our very-fragile ecosystem.

Now, this isn't a ban on asthma inhalers per se. Just the current crop of them. Alternate forms of propulsion are available.

But consider: Drug makers use this form of propulsion for a reason. They didn't just randomly chose to deliver life-saving medicine in this fashion.

This form of delivery has been determined to be a combination of 1, most effective, and 2, cheapest.

So, people with asthma will now either have to pay more to remain... alive, or just suffer along with inhalers of lesser effectiveness.

Because you know, the 1% of the public puffing on a trivial amount of compressed gas three or five times a week is probably destroying the planet and everything.


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