Mexican drug cartel labs are smuggling mass quantities of meth into America

Thursday, August 13, 2020 by: Isabelle Z. (Natural News) In an exclusive with Breitbart, Jaeson Jones recently drew attention to the alarming rise in methamphetamine being flooded into the U.S. by Mexico. A former captain of the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division, Jones was in charge of the Texas Rangers’ Border Security Operations Center. He said he believes that the situation needs to … Continue reading Mexican drug cartel labs are smuggling mass quantities of meth into America

The Epidemic Raging Within the Pandemic: Opioid Addiction

We need to do something immediately, or we are going to lose more Americans to drugs, alcohol, and suicide because of the added burden of COVID-19.   By Salena Zito • August 18, 2020 WEST VIRGINIA — Craig Hettlinger explains that he started drinking when he was about 16 years old. He escalated to stronger drugs three years later when he played Division I soccer at Marshall University. … Continue reading The Epidemic Raging Within the Pandemic: Opioid Addiction

A LOOMING ADDICTION CRISIS

by  JOHN W. KENNEDY on August 13, 2020 The stress and social distancing protocols implemented by the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an increase in an unhealthy dependence on dangerous substances — including a resurgence of fatal opioid overdoses. Drug abuse prevention experts believe the worst is yet to come. Gary W. Blackard, president and CEO of Adult & Teen Challenge U.S.A., a department of Assemblies of God U.S. Missions, says multiple … Continue reading A LOOMING ADDICTION CRISIS

Chemicals supplied by China play a big role in America’s illegal drug trade

Thursday, June 11, 2020 by: Isabelle Z. (Natural News) Coronavirus isn’t the only deadly epidemic that can be traced to China; factories in the country have also been involved in supplying huge amounts of precursor chemicals to Mexican super labs to produce methamphetamines and other drugs that end up on American streets. Precursor chemicals are used for the illegal manufacture of narcotics and psychoactive substances. However, they … Continue reading Chemicals supplied by China play a big role in America’s illegal drug trade

‘Young people drop like flies’ Overdoses spike as fake pills go around Tennessee county

by Kaylin Jorge – Thursday, May 14th 2020 GRUNDY COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — A small Middle Tennessee county is dealing with a crises on top of the coronavirus pandemic right now: fake pills and drugs laced with fentanyl claiming the lives of young residents. Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum said there were eight overdoses reported in 10 days – and three of those were fatal. Sheriff … Continue reading ‘Young people drop like flies’ Overdoses spike as fake pills go around Tennessee county

81 dangerous substances found in salmon caught in Seattle

New research has found that Chinook salmon in the Puget Sound contain a huge amount of harmful chemicals and drugs, posing a threat to wildlife. By Bethany Sewell February 14, 2020 at 8:00 am Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) have been found to contain up to 81 drugs from the contaminated Puget Sound, along the coast of Washington state. During research, drugs including Prozac, Advil, Lipitor and … Continue reading 81 dangerous substances found in salmon caught in Seattle

The opioid crisis may be far worse than thought, making the epidemic harder to fight

There may be a gross underreporting of opioid-related death rates By Dr. Yalda Safai and Dr. Melanie Graber – February 27, 2020, 1:20 PM – 6 min read   As Drug Overdose Deaths Escalate, Opioids Continue to Be the Top Killer There may be a gross underreporting of opioid-related death rates, leading to misrepresentation about the extent of the epidemic, according to a new study. A … Continue reading The opioid crisis may be far worse than thought, making the epidemic harder to fight

Surpassing Overdose: Study Links Opioids to Heart-Related Deaths

BY SETH POLLARD POSTED ON MAY 3, 2019     The opioid epidemic has been a topic of conversation for a years now. With doctors and pharmacies being instructed to be more careful with their prescribing of the medication, and some states even asking them to look up a patient’s drug history before dispensing the drugs, it comes as no surprise that abuse and overdose are two … Continue reading Surpassing Overdose: Study Links Opioids to Heart-Related Deaths

Trump administration doubles down on anti-marijuana position

By BRENDAN BURES, THE FRESH TOAST TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY | FEB 21, 2020 | 4:34 PM   Analysts previously predicted Donald Trump might support marijuana legalization to boost his chances of re-election this year. Instead, the opposite has happened. The Trump Administration has proposed removing medical marijuana protections in the 2021 fiscal budget and leaked audio revealed the President’s belief that smoking weed makes you dumb. Trump has done little to reverse this appearance … Continue reading Trump administration doubles down on anti-marijuana position

Long-term use of depression drug may cause addiction

By Knowridge – February 21, 2020   In a new study, researchers say that people who have taken antidepressants for years should consider coming off the medication. However, these people will likely face difficult and even dangerous withdrawal symptoms due to physical dependence. The best process is to follow a tapering schedule while consulting with a physician. Stopping medication outright is almost never advisable. The research … Continue reading Long-term use of depression drug may cause addiction

Man high on ‘zombie drug’ Spice saws off own leg and is left with bloodied stump

GRAPHIC CONTENT: The man, who had taken the synthetic substance, had to be rushed into intensive care while doctors battled to stop him bleeding to death from his gaping wound By Anna Savva 14:07, 21 FEB 2020 UPDATED14:22, 21 FEB 2020 A man reportedly sawed off his own leg while off his head on the “zombie drug” Spice. Shocking pictures appear to show the man with … Continue reading Man high on ‘zombie drug’ Spice saws off own leg and is left with bloodied stump

Opioid vending machine opens in Vancouver

MySafe scheme for addicts aims to help reduce overdose deaths in Canadian city William Turvill in Vancouver – Mon 17 Feb 2020 11.32 EST   A vending machine for powerful opioids has opened in Canada as part of a project to help fight the Canadian city’s overdose crisis. The MySafe project, which resembles a cash machine, gives addicts access to a prescribed amount of medical quality hydromorphone, a drug … Continue reading Opioid vending machine opens in Vancouver

Meth is back and flooding the streets of Ohio and Kentucky, and it’s uglier than ever

Terry DeMio, Cincinnati EnquirerPublished 8:14 a.m. ET Feb. 13, 2020 The floor seemed filthy and she could not get rid of the grime. Amie Detzel frantically scrubbed that nursing home floor with cleaning supplies she’d found when no one was looking. On hands and knees, dragging her IV pole with her, the gravely sick woman incessantly scrubbed. Meth had found its way into the nursing home. She was … Continue reading Meth is back and flooding the streets of Ohio and Kentucky, and it’s uglier than ever

This Ohio county may need a second morgue to handle the number of fentanyl overdoses

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN – Updated 2:45 PM ET, Thu February 13, 2020 (CNN) If overdose deaths don’t slow down in Franklin County, Ohio, a temporary morgue may be needed to store the bodies. The county has seen 23 overdose deaths from January 31 to February 7, Dr. Anahi Ortiz, the county’s coroner, said in a statement on her Facebook page. The next day, the county had … Continue reading This Ohio county may need a second morgue to handle the number of fentanyl overdoses

New, deadly drug called ‘gray death’ found in Louisiana; officials say just touching it could kill you

by: Britt Lofaso – Posted: Feb 3, 2020 / 06:28 PM CST / Updated: Feb 4, 2020 / 04:12 PM CST FRANKLIN, La. (KLFY)- A new, deadly drug is being found in Louisiana for the first time. Officials say the drug is so powerful, just touching it could kill you. They’re calling this super drug “gray death.” “The public recognizes a lot of the drugs that we deal with. This … Continue reading New, deadly drug called ‘gray death’ found in Louisiana; officials say just touching it could kill you

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

Thursday, December 26, 2019 by: Isabelle Z. (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 contributing to a spike in retail theft. … Continue reading Big Pharma’s addictive opioids are causing the ruination of society

VIDEO: America collapses into a pharma state; just like a “narco state” but run by prescription drug cartels

12/02/2019 / By Mike Adams A “narco state” is a nation where nearly every aspect of society — politics, law enforcement, media, etc. — is controlled by narcotics traffickers. Mexico is a modern-day narco state. America has collapsed into a pharma state, where all the most powerful corporations, regulators and government entities are beholden to pharmaceutical interests. The establishment media is largely funded by Big Pharma and uses its … Continue reading VIDEO: America collapses into a pharma state; just like a “narco state” but run by prescription drug cartels

Purdue Pharma’s foreign affiliate now selling overdose cure

By CLAIRE GALOFARO and KRISTEN GELINEAU – today   The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its walls said. Some conference attendees were stunned when they saw the company logo: Mundipharma, the international affiliate of Purdue Pharma — the maker of … Continue reading Purdue Pharma’s foreign affiliate now selling overdose cure

42 Addiction Statistics and Facts to Know in 2019

by Hristina Nikolovska –  September 10, 2019 We’ve compiled the following list of addiction statistics from several verified sources to help educate you. Addiction is a big problem throughout the world, with a lot of people battling various forms of the disease. Because of addiction’s prevalence in the world today, it has become necessary to know the various forms this problem takes and the effects these substances have on … Continue reading 42 Addiction Statistics and Facts to Know in 2019

Opioid Makers/Distributors Dumped On Reports Of Federal Criminal Probe

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 By Tyler Durden Federal prosecutors have reportedly opened a criminal investigation into whether pharmaceutical companies intentionally allowed opioid painkillers to flood communities. As The Wall Street Journal notes, the feds are employing laws normally used to go after drug dealers, according to people familiar with the matter. At least six companies have said in regulatory filings that they received grand-jury subpoenas from the U.S. attorney’s office … Continue reading Opioid Makers/Distributors Dumped On Reports Of Federal Criminal Probe

Drug companies reach settlement in opioid litigation: Report

Published October 21 Four drug companies reached a settlement to avoid going to trial that sought to blame them for stoking the nationwide opioid crisis, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Journal reported Monday, citing people familiar with the matter, that McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Corp., and Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd agreed to a deal. It is unclear, at this time, if Walgreens will continue on … Continue reading Drug companies reach settlement in opioid litigation: Report

Drug companies have deluged the US population with billions of opoid pills, with some areas receiving 306 pills per person each year

By Strange Sounds – Jul 28, 2019 DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. And the results are horrific.   Between 2006 and 2012, 3 opioid drug makers and 6 distributors flooded the country with 76 billion pills of oxycodone and hydrocodone. These highly addictive opioid pain medications that sparked the epidemic of abuse and overdoses that killed nearly 100,000 people in that time period. As … Continue reading Drug companies have deluged the US population with billions of opoid pills, with some areas receiving 306 pills per person each year

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says

Associated Press Published 11:17 a.m. ET July 22, 2019 | Updated 3:53 p.m. ET July 22, 2019 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, failing to follow their own protocols for prescribing and dispensing the drugs, according to a federal audit made public Monday. The report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of … Continue reading Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says

They knew: Recently unsealed court documents reveal that makers of OxyContin purposely misled doctors and consumers about the strength of the drug

(Natural News) The opioid epidemic has been costly, there’s little doubt about that. With 47,600 deaths from opioid overdose in 2017 alone, the wave of death shows no signs of slowing down. And all the while, Big Pharma has been cashing out. Purdue Pharma, owned by the Sackler family and producer of the most infamous opioid, OxyContin, was raking in $1 billion in annual sales … Continue reading They knew: Recently unsealed court documents reveal that makers of OxyContin purposely misled doctors and consumers about the strength of the drug

Why followers of Jesus shouldn’t smoke pot: former addict

June 24, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — I want to share my own convictions as to why followers of Jesus should not smoke pot. I encourage you to consider them prayerfully before the Lord. First, for the sake of clarity and simplicity, I’m not addressing the issue of the medical use of marijuana, as prescribed by a responsible doctor. While it’s possible these subjects are related, I’m … Continue reading Why followers of Jesus shouldn’t smoke pot: former addict

Seattle homeless crisis: Historic cemetery overrun with drugs and prostitution amid worsening problem

By Liam Quinn | Fox News Seattle’s homeless crisis has reached such catastrophic levels that a north-side cemetery has become home to drug abuse, drug dealing and prostitution. Bikur Cholim Cemetery board member and city council candidate Ari Hoffman detailed the desperate effort to fight the epidemic and placed blame for how bad it has gotten squarely on the local government. “The city council, city elected officials failed … Continue reading Seattle homeless crisis: Historic cemetery overrun with drugs and prostitution amid worsening problem

These Maps Show America In Great Despair As Our Nation Turns Away From God: Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Had Warned The Turning Away From God Would Lead To ‘End Times’

By Stefan Stanford – All News Pipeline – Live Free Or Die June 20, 2019 According to this incredibly sad June 12th story over at NBC News, death rates in America from suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol related causes have reached an all-time high here, with this new report released by the Commonwealth Fund examining data from all 50 US states finding the states of Ohio, West Virginia … Continue reading These Maps Show America In Great Despair As Our Nation Turns Away From God: Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Had Warned The Turning Away From God Would Lead To ‘End Times’

Prescription for violence: The corresponding rise of antidepressants, SSRIs & mass shootings

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by: News Editors (Natural News) According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a mass murder occurs when at least four people are murdered, not including the shooter, over a relatively short period of time during a single incident. Over the last 30 years, the United States has seen a significant increase in mass shootings, which are becoming more frequent and more deadly. (Article republished from Ammo.com) … Continue reading Prescription for violence: The corresponding rise of antidepressants, SSRIs & mass shootings

New beginning for Lake County Drug Court graduates

These young men need the Gospel of Jesus to be free from Addiction Lailani Upham May 23, 2019 Lake County Judicial Court Drug Court Judge James Manley shares a laugh with Drug Court graduates and CSKT members, Bradley Cannon, 22, and Dale Joseph of Elmo. Graduates completed the yearlong day-to-day program. “It was hard in the beginning,” said Joseph. He added that the past four … Continue reading New beginning for Lake County Drug Court graduates

FDA: Big Pharma Drugs Are Making People Kill Themselves While They Sleep

By Mac Slavo MAY 2, 2019 Sleeping drugs such as Ambien have been making people kill themselves in their sleep, says the Food and Drug Administration.  Drugs that supposedly help people sleep are linked to falls, burns, poisoning, limb loss, drowning, and even suicide. According to The New York Times, this could all be solved by adding warning labels to the bottles of the pills instead of people … Continue reading FDA: Big Pharma Drugs Are Making People Kill Themselves While They Sleep