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This Week: Meet the man behind the world's largest underground online market for illegal drugs. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains his new stance on medical marijuana. UK Hospitals are treating more patients at home.
UK Hospitals Want to Treat More Patients At Home
Hospitals in London are extending a plan that will allow for more patients to be treated at home, even if they are acutely ill. [BBC]
Up on the seventh floor of the Royal Free Hospital, a ward with space for 24 beds is being refurbished. A scheme to send patients home early has allowed this area to be redeployed - to take patients requiring vascular and specialist cancer treatment - and potentially to help absorb people coming in through A&E.
Dread Pirate Roberts – The Man Behind Silk Road
Meet the man behind Silk Road, the underground Web site that lets you order all manner of illegal drugs (including heroin, cocaine, and LSD) with the click of a mouse. [Forbes]
In the last two and a half years Silk Road has grown into the Web’s busiest bazaar for heroin, methamphetamines, crack, cocaine, LSD, ecstasy and enough strains of marijuana to put an Amsterdam coffee shop to shame.
Sanjay Gupta Changes his Mind on Medical Marijuana
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for CNN, explains why he has reversed his stance on the effectiveness of medical marijuana [CNN]
I traveled around the world to interview medical leaders, experts, growers and patients. I spoke candidly to them, asking tough questions. What I found was stunning.