Over 2 MILLION Americans Will Suffer From Addiction to Opioids in 2018; Too Many Will Needlessly Die Prematurely

IN 2018, MORE THAN 2 MILLION AMERICANS WILL SUFFER FROM ADDICTION TO PRESCRIPTION OR ILLICIT OPIOIDS Opioids killed more people last year than either car accidents or gun violence. This crisis of addiction can affect any American, from all-state football captains to stay-at-home mothers. As a result, Americans across the country are feeling the weight of the crisis next …

Precedent Set as Court Orders Gov’t to Pay for Medical Marijuana Instead of Opioids for Worker’s Comp

Freehold Township, NJ – In a major victory for medicinal cannabis rights, a New Jersey workers’ compensation judge has ordered a Freehold Township to pay for an injured worker’s medical marijuana, despite an insurance carrier’s objections stemming from the drug’s status Schedule 1 status as a controlled substance under federal law. People will no longer …

Early Signs of Opioid Addiction

The beginning signs of opioid dependence include, but are not limited to the following: Drowsiness Nausea Constipation Slowed Breathing Slurred Speech Requiring more frequent dosing Concern about making sure the prescription is filled and always on hand Increased pain Early signs of withdrawal are: Anxiety Irritability Loss of appetite Craving for the drug Runny nose …

Jeff Sessions Orders The Arrest of Top Big Pharma Executives (Many, many doctors arrested)

Our heartfelt gratitude today goes to our fearless President Donald Trump who is definitely making America great again!  My hope is that Doctors receive the death penalty just as the street dealers soon will; they know better!  Why don't these doctors go straight to selling opioids on the street and bypass the lengthy medical school …

Report states: Overprescribing Doctor Linked To Hundreds Of Deaths

The doctor's “brusque and indifferent” prescribing of diamorphine led to the deaths of at least 456 patients between 1989-2000. A British doctor is making headlines once again, after a report released Wednesday (June 20) concluded that her policy of over-prescribing a powerful pain medication led to hundreds of patient deaths. Jane Barton, who is now …

Increased Opioid Regulation Leads to Growing Illegal Sales Online

Increased regulation of opioids has led to a growing number of sales online, through an underground network of websites known as the “darknet,” Newsweek reports. In 2014 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) changed the designation of opioids such as oxycodone and hydrocodone from Schedule III to Schedule II, which means doctors have more limitations on …

The Pain Hustlers

INSYS THERAPEUTICS PAID MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO DOCTORS. THE COMPANY CALLED IT A “SPEAKER PROGRAM,” BUT PROSECUTORS NOW CALL IT SOMETHING ELSE: A KICKBACK SCHEME.   Selling drugs is a relationship business. It’s best to do it in person. That is why, on a summer evening in 2012, Alec Burlakoff was out for dinner with …