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Salem-News.com (Sep-02-2014 01:35)

Why Margaret Hamburg, MD should be fired as Commissioner of the FDA!

The epidemic is getting worse and still the drugs keep coming.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Zohydro Some interesting events occurred this past week in the prescription opioid/heroin epidemic paralyzing the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Hamburg, Bob A. Rappaport, MD and Douglas Throckmorton, MD need to be relieved of their duties at the FDA immediately. It is not enough to ask for the resignations of these individuals who have been accomplices in the prescription opioid/heroin deaths and addictions.

Let me lay out some facts that indicate why we are losing a generation of young people to the opioid/heroin epidemic in the U.S. and Canada while the FDA has had its eyes wide shut.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2014 17:33)

Dissecting the Opioid/Heroin Epidemic to Discover its Ugly Roots

What if the FDA, the DEA, Pharma and their
Lobbying Groups were responsible for the national
conspiracy in the Opioid/Heroin Epidemic?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - US overdose rates Hypothetically, what if the FDA had an "interest" in approving dangerous opioids when just nine years an opioid called Palladone was pulled by the FDA after only a month of being on the market for its danger to the public?

Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid, epidemic making drug OxyContin produced Palladone and had hoped to piggyback more profits in the billions with two blockbuster opioids.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-15-2014 06:40)

Are Profiteers Continuing to Downplay `Addiction` to the Medical Profession??

Salem-News.com's Marianne Skolek will be speaking at the FED UP Rally in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 28.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - opioids and greed In a continuing effort to convince the medical profession that dangerous prescription opioids are not "addictive" by substituting words such as "pseudo-addiction", "tolerance" and "dependent" add the words "chemical coping."

In the past decade, Drs. Fishman and Passik have successfully bred physicians such as Dr. Del Fabbro to carry the torch downplaying the word "addiction."

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Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2014 07:12)

Portland Woman Shoots Up Heroin with Child Inside Car

The child, in good health, was taken into protective custody.

(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - Adrianna Marie Vandehey Portland Police arrested a Portland woman Friday afternoon after an alert passerby saw her shooting up heroin with a child inside the car as well.

Portland Police spokesman Stg. Pete Simpson says an officer was flagged down at Southwest 4th Avenue and Harrison Street, after someone spotted the woman inside a parked car shooting up drugs with a child inside.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-14-2014 14:56)

3 Arrested in McMinnville Drug Raid

The case is ongoing and further charges and arrests are anticipated.

(McMINNVILLE, Ore. ) - Daniel Joseph Martin Mug Shot On Saturday, at about 5:00 a.m, McMinnville Officers and Yamhill County Sheriff's Office deputies served a search warrant for narcotics at 2400 SE Stratus Avenue #88.

The basis of the warrant was information provided by citizens that had noted apparent drug activity occurring at that residence or with the resident, 32-year-old Daniel Joseph Martin.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-13-2014 14:35)

National Conspiracy Involved in Prescription Painkiller/Heroin Epidemic by FDA

And again I ask -- how many pharma pockets was the FDA picking while they put blinders on their eyes and allowed this national conspiracy to ravage the U.S. and Canada?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - OxyContin and Money My recent articles have referred to lawsuits filed by Santa Clara and Orange Counties, California and Chicago, Illinois against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin and several other pharmaceutical companies.

A highlight of the lawsuits references "Defendants" Marketing of Opioids for Long-Term Use to Treat Chronic Non-Cancer Pain was False, Misleading, Imbalanced, and Unsupported by Science."

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Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2014 22:30)

UPDATED: Police Identify Body Found in South Salem Park

This story has been updated with a statement from the family on 8/6/2014.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Woodmansee Park Salem Police have identified the man found dead inside Woodmansee Park in south Salem on July 2.

Salem Police spokesman Lt. Steve Birr says 27-year-old Andrew Betts, a transient, died from an accidental overdose of heroin.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2014 07:38)

Oregon Grandmother Sentenced After Toddler Drank Meth Laced Tea

The young child is home and is going fine after the incident. Toddler

(RIVERSIDE, Calif. ) - Cynthia Ann Watson A grandmother whose 2-year-old granddaughter drank methamphetamine laced tea has pleaded guilty to child endangerment and possession of a controlled substance.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports 51-year-old Cynthia Ann Watson entered the pleas Tuesday in a Riverside County court. She was sentenced to 60 days in custody, including 43 days in a work-release program.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-03-2014 19:09)

Man Killed in Northeast Salem Stabbing

Video by Jerry Freeman Salem-News.com.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Oregon Stabbing Salem-News.com was the first on the scene and to report that Salem Police were investigating a fatal stabbing in the 4700 block of Niles Ave NE Thursday afternoon.

One witness tells Salem-News.com that Salem police officers and Salem firefighters tried valiantly to safe the victim by performing CPR and rendering other medical aid, but they were not successful.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-01-2014 21:05)

Oregon Grandmother in Jail After Toddler Drinks Meth Laced Tea

The child is back home with family and expected to make a full recovery.

(GARNER VALLEY, Calif. ) - Cynthia Watson An Oregon grandmother who authorities said made a cup of methamphetamine-laced tea while visiting family in California is facing a felony child endangerment charge after her 2-year-old granddaughter drank the concoction and was hospitalized.

51-year-old Cynthia Watson, of the Portland area, was charged on Monday with felony child endangerment and possession of methamphetamine, and was due in court on Wednesday, Riverside County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Alberto Martinez said.

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