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anthonypetre1172 karma

Lesson 1 of trains learned: They are always closer and faster than you think!

anthonypetre38 karma

I can't imagine trying it someplace like Texas, where someone on your property "stealing" something is legal justification to shoot them without further warning.

anthonypetre26 karma

Human testing is fairly expensive compared to other options (computer modeling, testing on rats, etc). Given that, you can assume pretty much every other means of testing a drug has been done before they begin human trials.

You'll note in this case they were looking specifically at blood pressure, meaning they did a small study first and found elevated blood pressure in some of the previous group, so this round they test a larger group and see if there's a link between the drug use and blood pressure.

anthonypetre17 karma

It seems to be from a 2012 comic book (the Scrooge McDuck comic is still in print).

anthonypetre7 karma

They're afraid people will start smuggling in illegal aliens one organ at a time.