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Warning: New Pill Will Have Embedded Microchip!

NEW YORK — Novartis AG plans to seek regulatory approval within 18 months for a pioneering tablet containing an embedded microchip, bringing the concept of "smart-pill" technology a step closer.The initial program will use one of the Swiss firm's established drugs taken by transplant patients to avoid organ rejection. But Trevor Mundel, global head of development, believes the concept can be applied to many other pills."We are taking forward this transplant drug with a chip and we hope within the next 18 months to have something that we will be able to submit to the regulators, at least in Europe," Mundel told the Reuters Health Summit in New York."I see the promise as going much beyond that," he added.

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Comment by Ross Wolf
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The embedded chip project was focused on ensuring patients took drugs

at the right time and got the dose they needed. For some patients this appears a good idea, but one can also consider how governments could use embedded chips to both monitor medications and to control a large  populations. For example, often a condition of probation is that the court orders persons on probation to take medication that psychologically control their thinking and behavior. The former Soviet Union heavily medicated political dissidents. A corrupt government could use embedded chips to medicate, monitor and control large populations. What government isn’t corrupt, doesn’t attempt to exert political control over a population?