Posts Tagged ‘opioids’

Big Pharma’s addictive opioids are causing the ruination of society

(Natural News) Opioid addicts aren’t the only ones suffering from the drug. The crisis is now ruining society in ways that we are only beginning to grasp, and it’s all thanks to greedy pharmaceutical companies who care more about profits than people. For example, opioid addicts desperate for their next fix are […]

Canadian drug makers hit with $1.1B lawsuit for promoting opioids despite risks

Canadian drug makers enriched themselves at the expense of vulnerable patients by illegally and deceptively promoting highly addictive opioids that have killed thousands in recent years, a proposed class action filed Wednesday asserts. The untested statement of claim filed in Ontario Superior Court seeks more than $1.1 billion in various damages from […]

Big Pharma Exec Pushing Opioids Found Guilty of Racketeering

The Facts: Actor James Woods has been blocked from posting on Twitter because authoritative figures find his opinions to ‘extremist.’ Reflect On: Have we ever seen this type of censorship before? Why do people with large followings who go against the grain these days have such a hard time sharing their opinion. Why are voices […]

Feds charge Rochester Drug Cooperative and CEO in first criminal case over opioids

Federal prosecutors charged drug distributor Rochester Drug Cooperative and its former CEO with drug trafficking charges Tuesday — the first criminal charges for a pharmaceutical company and executives in the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis. The charges signify a groundbreaking move by the government to try to combat the opioid epidemic, which kills 130 Americans […]

CDC Stats: Opioids Kill 4x More Than the Vietnam War; Natural Medicine is the Solution

April 22nd, 2019 By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World Almost a quarter of a million Americans have died in the past two decades from overdosing on opioid drugs, and new CDC statistics show the crisis continues to accelerate. Here’s why evidence-based, time-tested natural alternatives are needed now more than ever. A new CDC report […]

The Big Picture – First Step to Criminal Justice Reform & Americas Opioids Addiction

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“60 Minutes” Covers Lawyers Who Sued Big Tobacco (and Won) Suing Big Pharma on Opioids. When Will It Big Tech’s Turn for Kids and Screen Addiction?

December 20, 2018 By B.N. Frank Earlier this week, 60 Minutes aired a segment about lawyers suing pharmaceutical companies and distributors for their role in creating the national “Opioid Crisis.”  Last week, they aired a segment about research proving that kids’ brains are being harmed by screens.  In 2017, they aired a segment about tech […]

Integrative medicine hold great potential for alleviating pain better than opioids

(Natural News) Integrative medicine approaches, such as acupuncture and yoga, have great potential in treating pain. A review published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia reported that acupuncture, yoga, and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management. For the review, a team of researchers […]

Sackler family members face mass litigation, criminal investigations over opioids crisis

Members of the multi-billionaire philanthropic Sackler family that owns the maker of prescription painkiller OxyContin are facing mass litigation and likely criminal investigation over the opioids crisis still ravaging America. Some of the Sacklers wholly own Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma, the company that created and sells the legal narcotic OxyContin, a drug at the center of the […]

Medical Cannabis Superior to Opioids for Chronic Pain, Study Finds

GreenMedInfo Research Group Sufferers of chronic pain have been faced with a perilous decision—risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A new clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based […]

Government-Pharma Collusion in Mass Deaths by Opioids

Jon Rappoport, Guest Waking Times The 2016 law, hamstringing the DEA, still has not been repealed… The major pipeline for trafficking opioid drugs starts with pharmaceutical manufacturers, who are intentionally distributing opioids far beyond any legitimate need. 2 MILLION OPIOID ADDICTS IN THE US. 300,000 DEATHS SINCE THE YEAR 2000 IN THE US. A […]

As VA Continues To Hook Veterans On Dangerous Opioids, Local Growers Offer Them Free Cannabis

By Rachel Blevins Santa Cruz, CA – While the United States federal government and the Department of Veterans Affairs continue their efforts to keep cannabis from the people who need it the most, local growers are starting a movement in a state that is known for its “big government,” in an effort to […]

Government-Pharma collusion in mass deaths by opioids

Government-pharma collusion in mass deaths by opioids By Jon Rappoport —The 2016 law, hamstringing the DEA, still has not been repealed— The major pipeline for trafficking opioid drugs starts with pharmaceutical manufacturers, who are intentionally distributing opioids far beyond any legitimate need. 2 MILLION OPIOID ADDICTS IN THE US. […]

Taxpayers to Be Held Liable After Cops Mistake Vitamins for Opioids and Jail Innocent Mom for Months

By Matt Agorist Tampa, FL — Rebecca Shaw, a mother of four who has never been in trouble with the law before, ended up spending five months in jail because a field drug test falsely identified her vitamins as opioids. Now, this innocent mom is making sure no one else suffers the same […]

Doctors are wildly over-prescribing opioids painkillers after C-section

(Natural News) Three recent studies published in Obstetrics & Gynecology revealed an excessive number of opioid painkillers are being prescribed to women following a Cesarian-section delivery. This fuels the risk of drug misuse, the researchers said. According to recent statistics, C-sections are the most common inpatient surgery in the U.S., with as many as 1.3 million […]

Cannabis has Become an Alternative to Addictive Opioids, New Study Shows

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times There’s no denying it. We are in dire need for safe and effective treatments that could replace addictive opioids. As a result, researchers continue to examine how cannabis legalization impacts opioid consumption in the U.S. Can Cannabis Replace Addictive Opioids? In a new study, researchers out of the […]

This Week in Congress: E-Verify, Spending, and Opioids

This Week in Congress: E-Verify, Spending, and Opioids By Campaign For Liberty The big event this week is the vote on an immigration reform bill containing the mandatory E-Verify National ID scheme. As of right now, the vote is expected on Thursday. Call your U.S. Representative at (202)-225-3121 and tell them to vote NO on […]

This Week in Congress Part Two: NDAA, Farm Bill, and Opioids

This Week in Congress Part Two: NDAA, Farm Bill, and Opioids By Campaign For Liberty This Week in Congress Part Two: NDAA, Farm Bill, and Opioids The U.S. Senate continues work on the NDAA. The big question remains if Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee will be able to offer amendments forbidding the government from […]

This Week in Congress: NDAA and Opioids

This Week in Congress: NDAA and Opioids By jm_admin big news in the Senate this week is consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Yesterday, cloture was invoked by a vote of 92-4. That vote is here. Since cloture was invoked it is possible that Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) will be successful in blocking […]

Trump’s Plan to “Liberate the Country from Opioids” Instead Liberates Big Pharma from Oversight

WASHINGTON – In March, President Donald Trump outlined for the first time a broad plan aimed at combating the country’s opioid crisis, which kills an estimated 116 Americans every day. The plan, coming five months after he declared the epidemic a “national health emergency,” included an ad campaign discouraging drug use, expanding addiction treatment, and […]

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