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Salem-News.com (Nov-04-2019 21:29)

DEA Warns of Counterfeit Prescription Pills

Fentanyl is involved in more deaths than any other illicit drug.

(SEATTLE, WA) - drug overdose The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans.

Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid that is lethal in minute doses, for distribution throughout North America.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-05-2019 22:05)

Are Harm Reduction Promoters in the Opioid/Drug Epidemic Dangerous?

Unconditional love does not mean the acceptance of bad behavior.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Drugs I have been researching the agendas of some self-proclaimed "harm reduction promoters" in the raging opioid/drug epidemic destroying families in the hundreds of thousands.

Harm reduction promoters are not focusing on prevention, education or treatment, but rather the insanity of giving those addicted safe places to shoot up illegal drugs.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-15-2019 23:11)

US Senator Marsha Blackburn`s (TN) Disturbing Legacy

“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” ~ Shannon L. Alder

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Marsha Blackburn Their actions in tying the hands of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and giving free reign to pharma and drug distributors to supply huge quantities of dangerous opioids throughout the country has resulted in hundreds of thousands of addictions and deaths.

Marino reportedly received $100,000 in campaign contributions from the drug companies, and Blackburn, who also sponsored the bill, received $120,000.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-27-2019 23:58)

Big City Life: How to Treat Addiction in New York

About 80% of people who start using painkillers switched to heroin later.

(SALEM, Ore.) - drug addiction New York has always been an attraction for people seeking a better life. It is known to be a place for dreamers: a large, vibrant city of contrasts and opportunities and, as a result, big temptations. Unfortunately, New York is also known to be the heroin capital of the country.

According to experts, the main reason for such a sharp surge in drug addiction in the country is the policy of pharmaceutical companies and their clients - your doctor.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2019 22:56)

Oregon Drug Take-Back Bill Becomes Law

Oregon is the sixth state to require drug manufacturers to manage and fund take-back program

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Oregon take-back The law will ensure that every community in Oregon has free, convenient access to safe drug disposal.

The law takes effect in September 2019 and the program must be operational by July 1, 2021.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2019 23:01)

Portland Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Butane Hash Oil Explosion

Hughes previously pleaded guilty to a single count of endangering human life.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Hughes residence after explosion 30-year old Christopher James Hughes, a resident of Portland, Oregon, was sentenced today to eight months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for endangering human life while illegally manufacturing hash oil, a controlled substance.

According to court documents, at the time of the explosion and fire, three children were inside the residence. All of the children were safely evacuated and none sustained any physical injuries.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2019 01:15)

Drug Companies Sued for Price Fixing by 44 States

"This may be the largest cartel case in the history of the United States" -Connecticut Attorney General William Tong

(SALEM, Ore.) - Pharmaceuticals In May, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 43 states in a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the nation's largest generic drug manufacturers alleging a broad conspiracy to inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition and restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs.

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, also names 15 individual senior executive defendants who were responsible for sales, marketing, pricing and operations.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-01-2019 22:08)

Greed Fuels Drug Addiction Recovery Efforts

Is "Harm Reduction" actually "Harm Promotion" in the opioid/drug epidemic?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Ryan Hampton Anyone questioning how the U.S. has become a killing field in the opioid/drug epidemic going back randomly to 1999? Let me break it down for you, taken from the National Register:

In 1995, the amount of kilos of oxycodone approved for sale in the U.S. was 4,794,000. In 2013, the amount of kilos of oxycodone approved for sale in the U.S. was 153,750,000 (32x's the 1995 volume).

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Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2019 14:13)

Was the Opioid Epidemic Allowed to Become an Intentional Killing Field?

The opioid epidemic is evident in 2000 and clearly peaks in 2013.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - DEA drug assessment On July 16, "The Washington Post" published a "breaking" article on 76 billion opioid pills unmasking the epidemic. Further they stated that in the many lawsuits filed across the country against the pharmaceutical industry, "plaintiffs have long accused drug manufacturers and wholesales of fueling the opioid epidemic by producing and distributing billions of pain pills while making billions of dollars.

The drug companies, along with the DEA and the Justice Department, have fought furiously against the public release of the database. Until now, the litigation has proceeded in unusual secrecy.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-11-2019 00:44)

Portenoy Profits from Testifying in Pharma Lawsuits

Portenoy once said that opioids needed to be denationalized with virtually no concern about their addiction and abuse calling it a “medical myth.”

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Salem-News.com I determined that Russell Portenoy, MD was going to be an "expert" testifying for states suing the pharmaceutical industry.

Some of those pharmaceutical companies are Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Endo, Teva, Janssen -- the same pharmas promoting the use of opioids while minimizing the dangers and addictive qualities of the drugs -- with the encouragement of Dr. Portenoy.

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