All posts tagged with Drugs
09/03/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

A comprehensive study validates the impact opioid abuse has on our country, with results suggesting that from 2009 to 2015,

http://www.addiction.news/2017-09-03-opioid-epidemic-reaches-whole-new-crisis-level-as-big-pharma-drugs-out-america-for-profit.html

08/27/2017 / By Russel Davis

Taking medical cannabis may significantly reduce the need for prescription medications, a recent study revealed. As part of research, a team

http://www.addiction.news/2017-08-27-medical-cannabis-use-found-to-dramatically-decrease-reliance-on-addictive-prescription-medications.html

08/24/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

As America grapples with alleviating the opioid addiction crisis that killed more than 30,000 people in the country in 2015,

http://www.addiction.news/2017-08-24-68000-doctors-bribed-by-big-pharma-with-47-million-to-prescribe-dangerous-painkiller-drugs-analysis-finds.html

08/22/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

Robin Feldman, a professor in pharmaceutical law at University of California, testified in September 2016 before the House of Representatives

http://www.addiction.news/2017-08-22-big-pharma-is-actively-blocking-efforts-to-halt-the-opioid-epidemic-because-theres-profit-in-poison.html

08/19/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

A murder-suicide is being implicated in the ongoing and growing opioid addiction crisis besmirching Indiana. Michael Jarvis shot Dr. Todd

http://www.addiction.news/2017-08-19-big-pharma-rampage-man-murders-doctor-who-refused-to-prescribe-opioids-to-his-wife.html

08/16/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Last Thursday, President Donald Trump announced to reporters that he would be declaring America’s opioid crisis a national emergency, as

http://www.addiction.news/2017-08-16-trumps-solution-to-the-opioid-epidemic-crisis-more-spending-on-mental-health.html

08/03/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

If you think that America’s opioid epidemic hasn’t touched your life, statistics show there is a good chance you are

http://www.addiction.news/2017-08-03-america-on-drugs-shocking-one-third-of-u-s-adults-are-prescribed-opioids.html

07/25/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

An opioid that is 50 times stronger than pure heroin (and 100 times more potent than morphine) is being over-prescribed

http://www.addiction.news/2017-07-25-doctors-are-prescribing-deadly-fentanyl-for-cash-and-lavish-dinners-reveals-report.html

07/24/2017 / By Jayson Veley

In the midst of the ongoing and seemingly never ending healthcare debate, Senator Mike Lee of Utah and Senator Ted

http://www.addiction.news/2017-07-24-new-healthcare-bill-uses-45-billion-in-taxpayer-money-to-fight-the-opioid-epidemic-caused-by-wealthy-pharmaceutical-corporations.html

07/20/2017 / By Russel Davis

The worsening heroin epidemic in the United States has raised safety concerns for both the environment and the general population. In

http://www.addiction.news/2017-07-20-heroin-epidemic-leaving-a-trail-of-dirty-needles-in-rivers-beaches-and-playgrounds.html

07/06/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

In the latest bit of evidence that people will never run out of creative ways to jeopardize their health, Pennsylvania

http://www.addiction.news/2017-07-06-vampire-addicts-are-now-injecting-themselves-with-human-blood-mixed-with-morphine.html

06/25/2017 / By Earl Garcia

The city of Philadelphia has reached an agreement with Conrail to begin a clean-up drive on a notorious half-mile stretch of train

http://www.addiction.news/2017-06-25-philadelphia-turns-into-heroin-wasteland-500000-used-syringes-and-piles-of-trash.html

06/22/2017 / By Bridgette Wilcox

The late actress Carrie Fisher may have taken a cocktail of hard drugs only a few days before her death. A

http://www.addiction.news/2017-06-22-carrie-fisher-was-on-cocaine-and-heroin-at-the-time-of-her-death-autopsy-finds.html

06/22/2017 / By Bridgette Wilcox

Baltimore’s supply of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone is running low, leaving the Maryland city to sink even deeper

http://www.addiction.news/2017-06-22-baltimores-heroin-epidemic-is-bad-they-are-running-out-of-naloxone-the-opioid-overdose-reversal-drug.html