Walgreens To Pay Fla. $683M In Opioid Settlement

Walgreens has agreed to pay Florida $683 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the pharmacy chain helped fuel the opioid crisis in the state. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced the agreement Thursday, which requires Walgreens to pay $620 million to the state over a period of 18-years and 63 million for legal fees. Walgreens dished out billions of opioid dosages in Florida since 2006, … Continue reading Walgreens To Pay Fla. $683M In Opioid Settlement

Opioid Distributors Reach $518 Million Settlement With Washington State

Washington has reached a $518 million settlement with drug distributors McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp., and Cardinal Health, ending a months-long trial over the companies’ alleged role in fueling the opioid epidemic in the state, the three companies announced on Tuesday. McKesson will pay $197 million, while AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal will each pay $160.5 million. Washington opted out of a $26 billion nationwide opioid settlement involving the three … Continue reading Opioid Distributors Reach $518 Million Settlement With Washington State

400 Pounds Of Meth, Cocaine, And Heroin Worth $2.56 Million Seized In One Border Sting

A 56-year-old Mexican national attempted to smuggle a massive haul of narcotics totaling 415.61 pounds and worth over $2.5 million but was intercepted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The incident occurred two weeks ago at the Tecate Port of Entry along the San Diego-Tijuana border but information has only just been announced by CBP. Enforcement officers described targeting a suspicious Toyota Tundra laden with … Continue reading 400 Pounds Of Meth, Cocaine, And Heroin Worth $2.56 Million Seized In One Border Sting

Hollywood Democrat Donor Ed Buck Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison

Disgraced Democrat donor Ed Buck was sentenced to 30 years in prison in connection with methamphetamine overdose deaths. In a Los Angeles courthouse Thursday, Buck was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder for the overdose deaths of two men in his Hollywood apartment. This came after prosecutors said the 67-year-old engaged in “party-and-play,” where he would pay male prostitutes to use drugs. The family … Continue reading Hollywood Democrat Donor Ed Buck Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison

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

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

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

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

Bartell Drugs says it will not open any more stores in downtown Seattle after violent assaults on employees

POSTED 5:41 PM, MARCH 25, 2019, BY HANA KIM, UPDATED AT 08:26PM, MARCH 25, 2019 SEATTLE — The CEO of Bartell Drugs Kathi Lentzsch has been in her role for about year. She moved from San Francisco to take the job in Seattle, and frankly she says she is surprised over the number of incidents and the violence she is seeing in Seattle. Surveillance videos inside Bartell … Continue reading Bartell Drugs says it will not open any more stores in downtown Seattle after violent assaults on employees

Where you live may influence how much opioid you use

March 11, 2019 In a recent study, researchers found where people live may determine how many opioids they can get. For example, people who sought care for a sprained ankle in states that are “high prescribers” of opioids were three times more likely to get a prescription for opioids than people in “low-prescribing” states. The research was conducted by a team from Penn Medicine. Previous … Continue reading Where you live may influence how much opioid you use

Poisoned pills: Phoenix firefighter, war hero dies after taking fentanyl-laced pill

LiAna Enriquez Updated Mar 6, 2019 | Posted on Mar 3, 2019 PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – It can be called a silent killer, and to say it’s scary understates what is happening in neighborhoods across the Valley. One Phoenix family knows all too well the power of this. He was a firefighter, a war hero and a father who was taken down by something so small but so deadly. … Continue reading Poisoned pills: Phoenix firefighter, war hero dies after taking fentanyl-laced pill

Prescription painkillers do more harm than good for back pain

Thursday, February 28, 2019 by: Amy Goodrich (Natural News) From over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers like ibuprofen, naproxen, and aspirin to prescription drugs like tramadol, morphine, and hydrocodone, these meds are omnipresent in modern American life. They have become more widely used than tobacco, according to a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration report. In 2015, more than 36 percent of Americans, aged 12 years or older, were … Continue reading Prescription painkillers do more harm than good for back pain

Fentanyl bust in New York finds enough to kill nearly 2 million people, DEA says

By Nicole Chavez and Taylor Romine, CNN Updated 6:49 PM ET, Sat March 2, 2019 (CNN)A home in a quiet Westchester County, New York, neighborhood was hiding enough fentanyl to kill 2 million people, the US Drug Enforcement Administration said. Federal agents found five kilograms (just over 11 pounds) of fentanyl and six kilograms (13.2 pounds) of heroin Friday when they raided a fentanyl mill operating out … Continue reading Fentanyl bust in New York finds enough to kill nearly 2 million people, DEA says

Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested

By Olivia Rosane Feb. 26, 2019 12:52PM EST Glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller that some studies have linked to Monsanto—is also a secret ingredient in nearly 20 popular beers and wines. That’s the finding of a new study from the education group U.S. PIRG, which found glyphosate in 19 of 20 wine and beer brands tested, including organic labels and brews. The release of the study coincides with the … Continue reading Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested

Kratom Overdoses Are on the Rise. Why They’re Hard to Spot

The FDA reported a spike in kratom overdoses. Here are the warning signs. Written by Gigen Mammoser on February 22, 2019 Kratom use has ballooned in recent years. So have overdoses. In the United States, calls to poison control centers about the drug have jumped dramatically. About 32 percent of those cases ended up being admitted to the hospital, with more than half resulting in … Continue reading Kratom Overdoses Are on the Rise. Why They’re Hard to Spot

Prescription painkillers found to worsen chronic pain, generating more demand for the same drugs

Sunday, February 17, 2019 by: Vicki Batts (Natural News) The opioid epidemic that is currently plaguing the United States is no longer a secret; millions of citizens across the nation are struggling with an addiction to the prescription painkillers. One of the primary defenses for these often-harmful drugs is that so many people take them to relieve unyielding and insufferable pain. But what if these drugs aren’t actually helping those … Continue reading Prescription painkillers found to worsen chronic pain, generating more demand for the same drugs

End Times Signs: Drug Use

Posted by Amos 3:7 | End Time Signs End Time Signs “When You See All These Things” Today we will look at The End Time Sign of Drug Use.  For those of us who study Bible Prophecy, because Jesus told us to.  (Matthew 24:33)  It isn’t so much anyone sign that has many of us looking, but it’s that so many signs are all happening with greater intensity than ever before.  … Continue reading End Times Signs: Drug Use

The Vicious Truth About Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

By Bob Waliszewski , Loren Eaton , and Adam Holz “I thought marijuana was no big deal. … I felt I could stand out if I did crazy things.” That was before Kevin West put a bullet through his head — stoned on pot. Kevin went from house to house with his friends, toking at each stop. Then someone suggested they play a game of Russian roulette. … Continue reading The Vicious Truth About Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

Drug Court offers second chance

Alyssa Kelly – Feb 7, 2019 Participants of 20th Judicial District Drug Court get sober, contribute to the community, and rebuild their lives Char-Koosta News POLSON — Treatment plans, felony charges, and emergency life events were discussed on a case-by-case basis in the conference room of the 20th Judicial District Drug Court. Each Thursday afternoon, a team made up of healthcare and legal professionals review the … Continue reading Drug Court offers second chance

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 centered … Continue reading You Can Be Free From Alcohol & Drug Addiction

Mother Has Vision of Demons Choking Her Daughter at the Very Moment She Overdosed

11:30AM EDT 7/17/2018 KELLIE VAN GILDER/BGEA Helpless. Alone. Those are two feelings both Brooke and her mother shared during the height of Brooke’s heroin addiction. Brooke, a straight-A student born in a wealthy churchgoing family, hated herself for losing control of her life. Her mother, a prominent psychologist of 30-some years, blamed herself. Neither one saw this coming. Brooke grew up singing in church with … Continue reading Mother Has Vision of Demons Choking Her Daughter at the Very Moment She Overdosed

Opioids: The Crisis Next Door

IN 2018, MORE THAN 2 MILLION AMERICANS WILL SUFFER FROM ADDICTION TO PRESCRIPTION OR ILLICIT OPIOIDS Opioids killed more people last year than either car accidents or gun violence. This crisis of addiction can affect any American, from all-state football captains to stay-at-home mothers. As a result, Americans across the country are feeling the weight of the crisis next door. Share your story below by uploading a video about … Continue reading Opioids: The Crisis Next Door

Want to be free from Addiction? Check Out Victory Retreat Montana

Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours. 4 Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to … Continue reading Want to be free from Addiction? Check Out Victory Retreat Montana