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Salem-News.com (Apr-22-2014 23:43)

Duty to Warn: RIP Whistle-Blower Michael Ruppert (Who Committed Suicide on 4-13-14)

Rest In Peace Michael Ruppert, Whistle-Blower Par Excellence

(DULUTH, MN) - Whistle-Blower Michael Ruppert A couple of years ago I was the only person in Duluth’s Zinema theater watching Michael Ruppert’s powerful feature-length documentary film “Collapse”.

At the time, the Zinema was still early in its history and very few people even showed up to watch the afternoon video versions of DemocracyNow! that were being screened for free every week day.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-21-2014 00:06)

U.S., Canada Join Forces to Fight Zohydro (Heroin in a Capsule) Before Deaths, Addiction and Abuse Soars!

Get Prescription Drugs Off The Street (GPDOTS) wishes to express our concern at the possibility of a new high-dose, extended-release opioid, Zohydro (hydrocodone bitartrate) coming to Canada’s market.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Zohydro On Tuesday, April 29 at 11:30 a.m. a rally will be held at the Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts to draw attention to the FDA's approval of Zohydro.

The rally is being organized by Joanne Peterson, Founder and Executive Director of Learn to Cope. Former Senator Steve Tolman now President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the voice of over 400,000 union members will be a speaker at the rally.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-13-2014 17:55)

Is FDA`s Margaret Hamburg, MD Contributing to the U.S. Heroin and Opioid Epidemic by Living in an Ivory Tower?

In the past couple of weeks, the fires continue to rage at the FDA's approval of Zohydro.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - FDA's Margaret Hamburg, MD Hamburg has lost touch with reality and is not protecting the country in the heroin/opioid epidemic killing and addicting in record numbers.

Why it's time for Hamburg to be fired from her position and replaced with someone who has not profited financially from pharmaceuticals.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-10-2014 14:37)

Deported Felon Arrested Following Menacing Incident Near Oregon City

The suspect was positively identified as Daniel Jimenez-Barragan, age 28, a deported offender on felony probation supervision out of Multnomah County Department of Community Justice (MCDCJ).

(OREGON CITY) - Daniel Jimenez-Barragan Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of Clackamas County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), arrested a 28-year old man Wednesday night on numerous charges related to an investigation that the suspect shot at another vehicle while traveling on Highway 213 off Interstate 205.

Subsequent investigation determined a BB gun was used and the suspect was in possession of heroin.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-10-2014 12:47)

High-Level Sinaloa Cartel Member`s Guilty Plea Unsealed; Zambada-Niebla`s Cooperation with U.S. Revealed

Zambada-Niebla remains in U.S. custody and no sentencing date has been set.

(CHICAGO) - Vicente Zambada Niebla A high-level member of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico pleaded guilty a year ago to participating in a vast narcotics trafficking conspiracy and is cooperating with the United States, federal law enforcement officials announced.

A written plea agreement with the defendant, Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla, was made public today in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-22-2014 19:30)

Now it`s personal FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg -- You think being responsible for countless deaths is a joke! It`s not!!

Is there a "pay to play" involved between the FDA and the maker of Zohydro?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg At a conference for investors in New York on Nov. 29, 2011 Zogenix's chief executive Roger Hawley said the FDA was not pressuring Zogenix to put an abuse deterrent in Zohydro. (aka heroin in a capsule).

"We would certainly consider later launching an abuse-deterrent form, but right now we believe the priority of safer hydrocodone - that is, without acetaminophen - is a key priority for the FDA," Hawley said.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-18-2014 16:20)

Wanted Federal Fugitive Isaac Harden Arrested in Las Vegas

Harden is in the custody of the Clark County (NV) Detention Center awaiting extradition to Oregon.

(PORTLAND) - 40-year-old Isaac Symone Harden Sr. On the afternoon of Wednesday March 12, 2014, members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Las Vegas Criminal Apprehension Team (CAT) arrested 40-year-old Isaac Symone Harden Sr., a federal fugitive wanted out of Portland, Oregon for a series of drug trafficking and firearm related offenses.

Harden was arrested at residence in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-11-2014 01:11)

Holder Announces Support for Police Carrying Overdose Reversal Drug

Obama Administration Supports Expanded Use of Opiate Overdose Reversal Drug by Police, Medical Personnel

(WASHINGTON DC) - US Attorney General Eric Holder The Justice Department today posted a video message on their website encouraging law enforcement professionals to carry naloxone, a drug that safely reverses opiate overdoses, with them at all times.

The drug is cheaply available in a nasal spray under the brand name Narcan and those departments that have used it have seen tremendous reductions in the number of overdose deaths in their communities. Seventeen states have already acted to increase the use of naloxone...

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Salem-News.com (Mar-10-2014 23:19)

AG Eric Holder Calls Rise in Heroin Overdose Deaths ``an urgent public health crisis``

Make yourself comfortable Mr. Holder and I will lay out the corrupt trail from the makers of Zohydro ER, to the physicians who profited from the push for opioids over the years minimizing the risks of addiction, to the pharma financed pain foundations funded by pharma and ending right at the doors to the FDA.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - AG Eric Holder Mr. Holder stated this week that heroin overdoses increased by 45 percent between 2006 and 2010.

So what are you going to do about it Mr. Holder? You're vowing to fight this urgent public crisis. When are you going to call for a full investigation into the FDA's approval of Zohydro ER (made by Zogenix) scheduled to be launched this month?

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Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2014 21:05)

How the ``Gatekeeper`` and His ``Trailblazers`` Paved the Way for Zohydro ER (Heroin in a Capsule)

How did we become victims of the greatest marketing ploy ever created by the pharmaceutical industry, physicians working for these pharmaceutical companies, the financially rewarded pain foundations set up by pharma and last, but not least, the FDA?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Gatekeeper The U.S. and Canada are waging a war against death, addiction and abuse to the over prescribing of prescription drugs as well as the lack of facilities to treat those victims who become horrifically addicted to these painkillers.

We are now facing yet another killer opioid hitting the pharmacy shelves this month called Zohydro ER or as it is popularly known "heroin in a capsule."

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