Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History

Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History






Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History Expert scientists says the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should review the safety and effectiveness of all opioids, and consider the real-world impacts the powerful painkillers have, not only on patients, but also on families, crime and the demand for […]






Drug Overdoses are a Leading Cause of Death in the US

Drug Overdoses are a Leading Cause of Death in the US






Drug Overdoses are a Leading Cause of Death in the US Opioid addiction and accidental overdoses are now taking a huge toll. According to US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50 anni. In Y 2015, more than 52,000 Americans died from some form […]






FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market

FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market






FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market $ENDP US regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing people continue to abuse it. The US Food and Drug Administration has asked Endo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENDP) to stop selling its reformulated, extended-release painkiller, Opana ER, after concluding […]






Majority of Americans Believe Marijuana is “Socially Acceptable”

Majority of Americans Believe Marijuana is “Socially Acceptable”






Majority of Americans Believe Marijuana is “Socially Acceptable” A survey of Americans’ views on marijuana found that a majority of people think the drug is “socially acceptable” — a position that may put them at  odds with USAG Jeff Sessions, who once said that a marijuana habit is only “slightly less awful” than heroin. The […]






Big Pharma Promotes Legal Drug Addiction

Big Pharma Promotes Legal Drug Addiction






Big Pharma Promotes Legal Drug Addiction Many of us believe that Big Pharma must be held accountable for this dangerous opioid trend, especially since several have been caught lying about the benefits and risks of their drugs. As noted by the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), the drug industry has “fostered the opioid addiction epidemic” in several […]