Laws & Regulations

Are you experiencing incredible success with that latest fat burner or body building supplement? Or maybe with that “male enhancement” product you bought to spice things up in the bedroom a little bit? Well, there might be a reason for that. And no… it’s not what you think; that the manufacturer has gone overboard to […]

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In my publication “Dirty, Rotten Tricks! Supplement Company Lies That Cost You Money!“, I talk about the “doctor recommended” scam. Essentially, the word of a medical doctor holds a lot of sway with the general public, so supplement manufacturers and retailers will often do whatever they can to be able to claim that their product […]

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Well, looks like Craig Schwartz from Golden State Media, legal eagle and representative of Synetgy LLC (makers of Phenocal) is back at it again. If you’re not up to speed on the story, Craig and the good folks over at Synetgy LLC don’t like our review of their Phenocal product, and are doing their best […]

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Those of you who have been following along with our story of Craig Schwartz (representing Synetgy LLC) and his ham-handed attempts to have our review of Phenocal pulled from the site will be interested to know that Craig was back blustering to our web host again, sending this note yesterday (Oct 9, 2013)… The page […]

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A few weeks ago, a guy named Craig Schwartz, who is “duly authorized” to act on the behalf of Synetgy LLC (the makers of Phenocal and a company of *cough* great ethical and moral standards, *cough*) sent a note to our web host (you can read the note here) alleging violation of Section 512(c) of […]

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Yep, they’ve finally come to their senses: the World Anti-Doping Agency has realized that they were wrong about Deer Antler Velvet, and removed it from their list of banned supplements. For those people trying to sell deer antler velvet supplements (sprays, powders, etc), as a natural alternative to HGH (human growth hormone) therapy, it is […]

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A short while ago, Elissa wrote “NYC Limit on Sugary Drink Size Struck Down“, which detailed the fairly spectacular failings of Major Bloomberg’s newest anti-obesity initiative; to limit the size of sugar-laden drinks sold restaurants, movie theaters, stadiums and food carts. Ever since then, the right wing blogosphere has been alive with chants of “nanny […]

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New York City mayor Bloomberg’s signature anti-obesity initiative was struck down by State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling on Monday… just a day before it was to have taken effect. Widely (and inaccurately) characterized as a “soda ban,” the initiative limited the maximum size of sugary, non-dairy drinks sold in restaurants, movie theaters, stadiums and […]

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Back when I was in college, I attended various parties where alcohol was served… and – more often than not – the alcohol was in the form of beer. Not surprisingly, the dominant brands of beer were Coors and Budweiser (college students tend to not have a lot of money or taste, unfortunately). I’m no […]

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I don’t hit vending machines for snacks very often, but I’ve done it on rare occasions – usually when I’m at some highway rest stop out in the middle of nowhere (and there’s a fair amount of “nowhere” in Eastern Washington), and need something to tide me over until I hit civilization again. This happens […]

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