CDC Proposes New Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids, Dropping Specific Dosage Recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has proposed new opioid prescribing guidelines that will drop its prior recommendation of specific limits on doses of opioid painkillers when treating chronic pain patients, among other changes. The proposed update seeks to amend the CDC’s current guideline for prescribing opioids, issued in 2016, which had sparked a dramatic decline in pain pill prescriptions across the United States, but … Continue reading CDC Proposes New Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids, Dropping Specific Dosage Recommendations

High-dose opioids – five factors that increase the risk of harm

March 30, 2020 11.44am EDT Sean Jennings started taking opioids in 1993 following a complication from a hernia operation that left him in debilitating pain. His GP initially prescribed codeine combined with paracetamol, but the pain persisted. Every day Sean took more and more pills. His GP eventually prescribed stronger opioids than codeine – tramadol, at first, and then morphine. Twenty-five years on, Sean was taking … Continue reading High-dose opioids – five factors that increase the risk of harm

MONTANA SUES DRUG DISTRIBUTORS OVER OPIOID SHIPMENTS

February 03, 2020 at 6:54 pm | By AMY BETH HANSON HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana has filed a lawsuit against the two leading drug distributors in the state, saying they failed to monitor and report excessive opioid shipments to Montana pharmacies, worsening the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Tim Fox announced Monday the state was suing McKesson Corporation and Cardinal Health Inc., alleging they breached … Continue reading MONTANA SUES DRUG DISTRIBUTORS OVER OPIOID SHIPMENTS

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

Marketing Psychiatric Drugs to Jailers and Judges

Drug companies are courting jails and judges through sophisticated marketing efforts. MAX BLAU – DECEMBER 31, 2019   On a rainy Monday morning in April, more than a hundred sheriffs, doctors, nurses, and jail guards from around the country sat in a ballroom on the outskirts of Nashville, sipping on coffees and listening to Daniel Potenza, a psychiatrist from New Hampshire, describe one of their most … Continue reading Marketing Psychiatric Drugs to Jailers and Judges

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

Prescription drugs in America are completely USELESS for long-term health “fixes”

Monday, May 20, 2019 by: S.D. Wells (Natural News) When a medical doctor prescribes drugs for symptoms, those warning signs may “go away” for a short while, but the root of the problem always festers. That’s because nearly all medications are chemically concocted in a laboratory and then “assigned” to bad health symptoms, and are doing nothing more than sweeping the “dust” and “germs” of serious … Continue reading Prescription drugs in America are completely USELESS for long-term health “fixes”

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

Scientists Alter Consciousness Without Drugs Using ‘Hallucination Machine’

Meet the VR of psychedelic drugs. By Sarah Sloat on November 22, 2017 Imagine you’re looking around at a bustling city square, complete with shopkeepers and heavy foot traffic. But swirling jewel tones cover the ground, a muted haze flows through the air, and flowing, bulbous images of dogs and birds are attached to the people passing by. You know you’re neither dreaming nor drunk. It’s entirely possible, thanks to … Continue reading Scientists Alter Consciousness Without Drugs Using ‘Hallucination Machine’

Feds: A popular drug from the disco era is making a deadly return

Today’s narcotics abusers may be turning to cocaine in part “because there’s been a lot of bad press about other drugs.” May 5, 2019, 5:11 AM MDT By Corky Siemaszko   The bitter lessons about the dangers of cocaine from the disco era in the 1970s may be lost on a new generation of drug abusers. A phenomenon known as “generational forgetting” may be one of … Continue reading Feds: A popular drug from the disco era is making a deadly return

You Can Be Free From Alcohol & Drug Addiction

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. (Philippians 4:13) King James Version (KJV) Public Domain Victory Retreat Montana (VRM) is a drug & alcohol rehab center which uses a Bible Based Methodology, that ends addiction forever by the redemptive and saving power of the Cross of Jesus Christ. If you are tired of the revolving door 12 Step rehabs, and/or are searching for a Christ … Continue reading You Can Be Free From Alcohol & Drug Addiction

Flu season is shaping up as one of the worst in years, officials say

The entire continental United States is experiencing widespread flu right now, the first time in the 13 years of the current tracking system that that has happened, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Officials said that this flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in recent years. The rate of flu hospitalizations — the number of people hospitalized with flu … Continue reading Flu season is shaping up as one of the worst in years, officials say

Lindsey Graham to Americans: Your Country Belongs to the World

America is not owned by Americans and their children but is instead held by people all over the globe, according to a statement from amnesty advocate Sen. Lindsey Graham. “I’ve always believed that America is an idea [which is] not defined by its people but by its ideals,” Graham said in a press statement January 12 which sought to criticise President Donald Trump for describing some foreign countries as … Continue reading Lindsey Graham to Americans: Your Country Belongs to the World

As Flu Deaths Soar, Big Pharma Pushes Their Answer: ‘Death By Lethal Injection’ – Has The 2018 Flu Been Genetically Manipulated?

Witches Brew Of Chemicals Found In Government-Issued Flu Shots By Stefan Stanford – All News Pipeline – Live Free Or Die In this January 8th story over at the Santa Barbara Independent they report the flu had just killed 8 people in Santa Barbara, what the ‘public health czar‘ for Santa Barbara County was calling “unprecedented numbers“. Also warning that the number of patients testing positive for … Continue reading As Flu Deaths Soar, Big Pharma Pushes Their Answer: ‘Death By Lethal Injection’ – Has The 2018 Flu Been Genetically Manipulated?

Calif. Megachurch Accused of Practicing Occult in Use of ‘Destiny Cards’

Bethel Church, a controversial megachurch in Redding, California, is now under fire in Christian circles for allegedly promoting New Age occultism in the use of “Destiny Cards,” which critics have likened to tarot cards. Leaders of the 9,000-member congregation have been accused of working with a Melbourne, Australia-based group known as Christ Alignment, a group that claims to have worked with many churches in that country … Continue reading Calif. Megachurch Accused of Practicing Occult in Use of ‘Destiny Cards’

Feds employ data-driven early warning system in opioid fight

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The pain clinic tucked into the corner of a low-slung suburban strip mall was an open secret. Patients would travel hundreds of miles to see Dr. Andrzej Zielke, eager for what authorities described as a steady flow of prescriptions for the kinds of powerful painkillers that ushered the nation into its worst drug crisis in history. At least one of Zielke’s patients … Continue reading Feds employ data-driven early warning system in opioid fight

Undeniable Proof That the UN Is Here to Take Our Guns

I certainly do not have a crystal ball, but I am an historical expert on how tyranny comes to power. I have studied the emergence of every tyrannical government in the 20th Century and they ALL have certain things in common. As I stated in an earlier part of this series, Obama was to be the setup man in which he was to erase as … Continue reading Undeniable Proof That the UN Is Here to Take Our Guns