|Prescriptions for Herbal Remedies?|
(12/28/2000) A generous humanitarian want to help you protect your right to buy herbal remedies without a prescription. Yeah, right, this scam has more holes in it than a block of swiss cheese (which, coincidentally is more American than this message).
The first question that crossed my mind is: Why would I need to send my e-mail address to a total stranger to do something that would be so much more effective if I did it myself? The second question: Is what he claims even possible? And, third question: why does this fellow, presumably an American, spell "favorite" like a European?
While the FDA would like to regulate herbal remedies in the U.S., there has so far been no legislative move as described in this letter. There has, however, been such a move in Europe.
It's possible that this person isn't doing anything remotely like what he claims he's doing. Instead, he could be gathering e-mail addresses of unsuspecting respondents for either his own nefarious use, or worse - compiling an e-mail list that he plans to sell to spammers. Further demonstrating that it may not be on the up-and-up are the bullying and demeaning lines at the end that try to shame you into propagating the scam. Protect yourself, Break this Chain!
Category: Armchair Activism