October 24, 2017
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J. David Haddox, MD, DDS is the "gate keeper" at Purdue Pharma and successfully downplayed the dangers of OxyContin in the late 1990's. Haddox "coined" a word "pseudo-addiction" without scientific data. The definition of Haddox's word "pseudo-addiction" is A drug-seeking behavior that simulates true addiction, which occurs in patients with pain who are receiving inadequate pain medication.
June 6, 2014, 3:01 pm 2 comments in the last 30 days.
It is astonishing the way efforts toward legalizing marijuana use have gone since about the 1970’s when Vietnam War Veterans brought it back home with them. Years before that, it was Caribbean islanders and African-American musicians who carefully transmitted marijuana from New Orleans to Memphis, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City and essentially all along the East Coast.
March 13, 2012, 3:49 am 2 comments in the last 30 days.
We've written at length about the contamination of MCAS El Toro in Southern California, the now-closed Marine air base. In this article we turn our attention to another nearby closed Marine air base, MCAS Tustin, and possibly related contamination issues at a govt office building in Orange.
September 30, 2017, 11:42 pm 2 comments in the last 30 days.
President Trump announced that he was nominating Rep. Tom Marino (R) of Pennsylvania to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy for the second time. Marino had cited personal reasons for turning down the prestigious position several months ago. His personal reasons "resolved" themselves and Marino was appointed for a second time by Trump.
The oath that Aaron Kenefick held so seriously went far beyond the things that lead similar people to greatness. He had to uphold his values against the malicious intentions of members of his own government who far outranked him. It would lead him to a mission that he would not survive, because the elimination of Aaron Kenefick was the real objective of the ambush at Ganjgal in September 2009.
October 7, 2017, 3:38 pm 1 comments in the last 30 days.
In the 15 years I have been reporting on the prescription opioid epidemic, it has in some ways been frustrating to be a forerunner in exposing the criminal activity of pharma, the FDA, politicians, physicians, pain foundations and organizations profiting from the surging death and addiction rates -- while US Senator Orrin Hatch is allowed to obstruct justice. In 2012, the US Senate Finance Committee began an investigation into the prescription opioid epidemic. When the report was finished, Orrin Hatch simply had the contents sealed closed.
Two people died Monday in a single car rollover that happened just before 3:00 PM in the hills above Foster Lake, near Sweet Home.
November 13, 2013, 8:15 pm 1 comments in the last 30 days.
30 years have passed, but the parents of Diane Downs, Wes and Willadene Frederickson, still remain hopeful that their daughter can find justice in Oregon's courts for a wrongful conviction and life sentence. They raise many concerns over her three-decade old conviction for the shooting of her three children, one of whom died, and say even the most basic tests for courts were not met or passed. We're talking about things like blood splatter, and gunshot residue... telltale signs of involvement with a crime involving a firearm.
October 9, 2017, 1:30 pm 1 comments in the last 30 days.
For the record: 2 search warrants on the morning of Monday, June 12th, 2017, resulting in the seizure of 45,274 marijuana plants, 186 pounds of processed marijuana and 6 arrests. The service of 2 search warrants by the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit with assistance from the County of Mendocino Marijuana Eradication team (COMMET) and the California National Guard Drug Task Force has resulted in the seizure of 2 firearms, 45,274 marijuana plants, approximately 186 pounds of processed marijuana, and 6 arrests.
October 17, 2017, 6:50 pm 1 comments in the last 30 days.
On Oct. 2, we heard the shocking news that rock music legend Tom Petty had suffered cardiac arrest at his Malibu home and was on life support. This, just after the painful tragedy and loss of life at Las Vegas, seemed surreal, even unfathomable. Not long later, an announcement no one wanted to hear: Tom Petty had died.