Posts Tagged ‘opioid’

Opioid Deaths Nearly Doubled During Lockdown

March 21, 2020, a stay-at-home order was enacted in Illinois due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It continued for 11 weeks, eventually being lifted May 30, 2020. During those 11 weeks, opioid-involved overdose deaths soared in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs of Cook County, worsening an already alarming epidemic of opioid deaths. The report — the […]

Russell Brand: Why Are Drugmakers Who Caused Opioid Crisis in Charge of Solving the Pandemic?

It makes sense, Russell Brand says, that some people have doubts about allowing corporations with a history of prioritizing profits over people to be in charge of solving the pandemic. by Children’s Health Defense Team Russell Brand wants you to know that the transnational global mega-companies creating vaccines for COVID-19 are the same drugmakers responsible for the opioid […]

Vaccine Makers Created Opioid Crisis: Vulture Capitalism At It’s WORST!

[embedded content] 03/12/21• BIG PHARMA › VIEWS It makes sense, Brand says, that some people have doubts about allowing corporations with a history of prioritizing profits over people to be in charge of solving the pandemic.By Children’s Health Defense Team3 Link copied Russell Brand wants you to know that the transnational global mega-companies creating vaccines for COVID-19 are the […]

America’s Opioid Crisis Created by ZIONIST Sackler Family

Analysis by Dr. Joseph MercolaFact Checked November 28, 2020 PreviousNextBreathwork Helps Tame Stress, Benefits Your Mind and BodyRetrain Your Brain How to Smell Againhttps://articles.mercola.com/themes/blogs/mercola/VideoPanel.aspx?PostID=1038580&v=20201128 STORY AT-A-GLANCE 1 child in 8 lives with a parent who suffers from a substance abuse disorder in America, and every 15 minutes, a baby in America is born suffering from opioid […]

Swindlers Create Opioid Epidemic, Walk Away With Billions

by Admin · November 5, 2020 Swindlers Create Opioid Epidemic, Walk Away With BillionsThis well-known family violated laws, conspired to defraud the government and fueled the opioid epidemic with its sales of OxyContin. The US government finally brought their primary company down, but they ended up paying penalties worth a fraction of what they successfully […]

As U.S. Opioid Epidemic Skyrockets, Sea Life Now Testing Positive for Big Pharma’s Oxycodone

By Jack Burns Researching aquatic life has long been used as a barometer for evaluating pollution levels, and according to a recently published study, opioids are now showing up in the bays in and around Seattle’s Puget Sound—serving as yet another reminder that the United States’ opioid crisis has gotten completely out of control. Scientists at the […]

Mussels in Seattle area test positive for opioid oxycodone, chemotherapy drug

America’s opioid epidemic has ravaged the country by land, and is also making its presence felt by sea. Washington researchers tracking pollution levels in Puget Sound have discovered traces of opioids in mussels in harbors in the Seattle and Bremerton areas, according to the Puget Sound Institute, which is affiliated with the University of Washington. Through a […]

Study Shows Nearly 100% Cannabis Users Give Up On Opioid Medication

A new study found that nearly 100% of respondents say they would use cannabis as a substitute to their prescription opioid medications if it was available. by Rachel Blevins, guest writer A landmark study helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of the medical benefits of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful […]

Three Cops Busted Having Sex With Opioid Thief In City Hall—Not Arrested, Not Even Fired

(Support Free Thought) – Three police officers were suspended without pay after their department learned that they were having sex while on city property—serving as a reminder that if the average citizens were caught having sex in city hall, they would have been arrested for lewd behavior while in public. But because police have one standard […]

Cannabis and CBD Show Promise as a Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times The opioid crisis is making its mark on public welfare. In response, many people are looking for a safe treatment for opioid addiction, as well as seeking out alternative therapy for chronic pain. Research shows that medical cannabis and the compound cannabidiol (CBD) could be potential solutions in […]

State Sets Massive Precedent, Makes Big Pharma Pay to Fix Opioid Crisis THEY CAUSED

(Support Free Thought) – Arkansas has become the latest state to hold Big Pharma accountable for its role in the country’s ongoing opioid crisis, but unlike the other states that have filed lawsuits against major pharmaceutical companies, Arkansas is demanding compensation for solutions to end the epidemic. The lawsuit, which named 52 opioid manufacturers […]

The US Opioid Epidemic — A War of a Different Kind

April 1st, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Why The Opioid Epidemic Is Made In America The opioid epidemic — which between 2002 and 2015 alone claimed an estimated 202,600 Americans’ lives1 — shows absolutely no signs of leveling off or declining. On the contrary, recent statistics suggest the death toll is still […]

Before US Troops Protected Poppies In Afghanistan, There was No Opioid Epidemic in America

By Rachel Blevins The Afghanistan War is the longest in United States history, and despite initial claims that the goal of the invasion was to keep Americans safe by destroying the Taliban and al-Qaeda, the result has been a massive increase in opium production that has fueled an on-going opioid crisis in the United States and […]

Doctor Receives Four Years in Prison as Historic Opioid Trial Moves Forward

By Derrick Broze A disgraced doctor is on his way to prison for his role in America’s opioid crisis as the largest trial dealing with the crisis unfolds. The United States has been grappling with what has come to be known as an “Opioid Epidemic,” with hundreds of people dying every day due […]

Trump proposes death penalty for opioid traffickers

     President Donald Trump will soon lay out a plan that seeks the death penalty for drug traffickers, a White House official has announced. Earlier, an official hinted that petty dealers would receive less severe sentences. “The Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against drug traffickers when it’s appropriate under current law,” Domestic […]

The Big Pharma Family That Brought Us The Opioid Crisis

Pharmaceutical companies, under Arthur Sackler’s guidance, began hiring noted doctors to vouch for their products and subsidizing studies that showed how useful their products could be. Sackler’s campaigns deluged doctors’ offices with attractive promo brochures and filled medical journals with flashy ads. The promotions sometimes played fast and loose. In 1959, one national magazine investigation found that […]

Fake opioid addiction treatments on the rise: FDA and FTC sending stern warnings to those profiting off the illness

(Natural News) The skyrocketing number of fake opioid addiction treatments have prompted the United States Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to issue sharp admonishments to pharmaceutical companies that hawk such products, said a Daily Mail article. The warning comes in the wake of numerous companies rushing […]

President Trump targets Big Pharma price monopolies, opioid addiction in riveting State of the Union speech

(Natural News) President Trump took aim at Big Pharma’s price monopolies in tonight’s State of the Union speech, promising — perhaps even threatening — to “dramatically” lower prescription drug prices in the near future. “One of my greatest priorities is to reduce the price of prescription drugs,” the President said to wide […]

Can We Finally Have an Honest Discussion about the Opioid Crisis?

Can We Finally Have an Honest Discussion about the Opioid Crisis? By Charles Hugh Smithwashingtonsblog.com The opioid epidemic is generating a lot of media coverage and hand-wringing, but few if any solutions, and this is predictable: if you don’t face up to the causes, then you can’t solve the problem. America is steadfastly avoiding looking […]

Are There Parallels Between The Recognized Opioid and Ignored Vaccine Disasters?

By Catherine J. Frompovich The Philadelphia Inquirer published “Philadelphia sues opioid drugmakers over role in ‘public health nightmare’” which, ironically, can and should set legal precedent and action for similar lawsuits to be filed against the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Big Pharma corporations […]

Is the Tech Industry to Digital Addiction What the Pharmaceutical Industry Has Been to Opioid Addiction?

By Hope S. Good Apple Investors, Former Tech Employees Make Accusations, Demand Change. Opioid addiction has become so widespread in the U.S. that last August President Trump declared it to be a national emergency. “Digital Addiction” may not be as serious as opioid addiction YET; however, the outcry and accusations made by Apple […]

Landscape of Despair: America’s Opioid Epidemic

By HOWARD KUNSTLER THE  OPIOID  EPIDEMIC: WHAT CAN HAPPEN IN A FEW MONTHS While the news waves groan with stories about “America’s Opioid Epidemic” you may discern that there is little effort to actually understand what’s behind it, namely, the fact that life in the United States has become unspeakably depressing, empty, and purposeless for […]

The opioid crisis has some legislators supporting natural remedies, authorizing use of acupuncture to help addicts as an alternative pain treatment

(Natural News) If you haven’t been affected by the opioid crisis, you’re in the minority. As drug overdoses killed more people than guns or car accidents last year, the need for action has never been greater. Some steps have been taken in recent months to try to combat this serious issue, but as long as […]

The hunt for opioid alternatives: Researchers look to sensory blocking substances from the ocean

(Natural News) Over two million people in the U.S. have become dependent on opioid drugs, with approximately 52,000 overdose deaths in 2015. The country’s opioid crisis is leading scientists and researchers to find new ways to treat pain, and they’re making a lot of progress. A team of researchers from the University of Utah Health […]

Hospital admits they contributed to the opioid epidemic through unnecessary prescriptions: Now prescriptions are limited and addiction cases are down

(Natural News) In an effort to curb opioid use, the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital implemented the enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol in mid-2015. Under this, doctors can no longer impose narcotics on patients with impunity, and must make an effort to find and write prescriptions. Come 2017, and the results can already […]

The Justice Department’s New Opioid ‘Tools’ Are All About Escalating the Drug War

Well hooray hooray, the drug war continues to linger on and now with some new money. Great. This effort will hurt yet more people and make the lives of families dealing with addiction that much more difficult. (From Reason) Given that the Trump administration has been trying to overturn the Affordable Care […]

Teamsters Union Claims Big Win vs. Largest Opioid Distributor

Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. WASHINGTON (PAI) — In what is a big win for shareholder activism, and in particular for Teamsters Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall, stockholders in the nation’s largest opioid distributor, McKesson, voted down […]

FDA Loyalty to Big Pharma Exposed in Move to Ban Plant that’s CURING Opioid Addiction

Matt Agorist, GuestWaking Times Drug overdoses killed roughly 64,000 people in the United States last year, according to the government’s own account of nationwide drug deaths to cover all of 2016. The vast majority of those deaths are from opioid-based substances such as fentanyl, heroin, and prescription opioids. Now, a natural plant that is helping people kick […]

Opioid Prescription Drug Deaths Dwarf Shooting Deaths, Yet No Call To Ban Big Pharma

Natural News| Americans continue to mourn the dozens of people who were killed and hundreds wounded by a crazed lunatic in Las Vegas on Sunday, and as is usually the case when guns are involved in a mass murder incident, the usual suspects are once more calling for gun bans. “Nowhere but America do horrific large-scale mass […]

‘Don’t Do Drugs:’ Inmate Dies From Opioid Withdrawal Under Controversial ACH Program

The family of a deceased man who was incarcerated at Kentucky’s Bourbon County Jail has filed a federal lawsuit against the county, jail officials, and the private medical contractor Advanced Correctional Healthcare. They allege “deliberate indifference” was shown to the man’s “obviously serious medical needs,” as he suffered from opioid withdrawal. Shannon Bowles was arrested […]

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