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Senate Bill: Vitamins Only by Prescription

The World Trade Organization's food and drug regulatory body is controlled by big drug companies, and they are trying to use it to make all but the smallest doses of vitamins illegal to purchase without a prescription worldwide. This is happening at the same time a study has revealed that a daily mega-dose of 5 vitamins can dramatically reduce cancer.

The Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2003, Senate Bill 722, would effectively regulate out of existence the sale of almost all vitamin supplements at higher potencies, except by prescription. The bill has been introduced by Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, a strong advocate of the WTO and sponsor of much pro-drug company legislation.

To help prevent this sellout of the American people to Big Drugs, write in protest to Senate Bill 722 to your senators. Tell them what many of them don't know: SB 722 is NOT TRUTHFUL in its intentions. It will open the door to devastatingly harsh regulation. Senators Hillary Clinton of New York and Diane Feinstein of California have also declared themselves in support of the bill. Contact your senators. If you want to join the fight, help the National Nutritional Food Association in its battle against Durban's bill.

At a time when U.S. Senators want to make large-dose vitamins unavailable except with prescriptions at drug prices, a new study shows that a specific mega-dose of 5 supplements dramatically reduces the risk of cancer.

A total of 13,000 men and women aged 30 to 65 took part in the study, which found that regular use of a particular supplement group reduced the risk of cancer 37% in men and 31% in women. The supplement group is: 6mg of beta-carotene, 120mg of vitamin C, 90mg of vitamin E, 100 micrograms of selenium, and 20 milligrams of zinc.Under SB 722, supplements at these dosages would be available only as prescription drugs.

With so many payoffs to government by big businesses, it seems like we only get democracy if we're willing to pay for it.

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