FDA To Ban Ephedra

The FDA recently announced that it plans to prohibit sales of products containing ephedra, a stimulant sold primarily for weight loss. What do you think?

  • “If they ban ephedra, they're just going to drive fat people out into the streets for their weight-loss fix.”

    Donald Clark –
    Systems Analyst

  • “This is bullshit. I contacted the FDA after my cousin swallowed three wooden blocks and died, and you still see those on the market.”

    Alan King –
    Unemployed

  • “Well, for now, I can get along fine with bitter orange, royal jelly, and the lichen derivative usnic acid.”

    Steve Hernandez –
    Cook

  • “How terrible! Americans have no other options for weight-loss products.”

    Martha Nelson –
    Product Tester

  • “You can ban the drug ephedra, but you'll never be able to ban what ephedra stands for.”

    Angela Hall –
    Teacher

  • “Why is it always the drugs that suffer when people get hurt?”

    Gregory Green –
    Professor

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