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 … 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 … 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., … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading Long-term use of depression drug may cause addiction