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The Real Cause of America’s Opioid Epidemic

By Mark Thornton Mises Institute August 22, 2017   The Real Cause of America’s Opioid Epidemic   The Opioid epidemic is spreading across the heartland of America. The number of drug overdose deaths from both prescription (e.g., Oxycontin) and black market (e.g., heroin) opiates exceeded 30,000 in 2015. Initial estimates for 2016 indicate yet another new […]

The Real Cause of America's Opioid Epidemic

Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early

Report: Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early

By Chris Morran Consumerist May 5, 2016   Report: Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early     When OxyContin hit pharmacies 20 years ago, its primary selling point was that a single dose of the opioid pain medication lasted 12 hours, “providing smooth and sustained pain control all […]


The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic

By Mark Thornton Mises.org March 29, 2016   The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic   A heroin epidemic has been spreading across the United States, expanding enormously for the last several years. With it, the number of people dying has also increased dramatically. While politicians offer failed solutions like “securing the borders,” the real […]

The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic

Pharmaceutical Prices, Patents, and the FDA

By Timothy D. Terrell Mises.org August 18, 2015   Pharmaceutical Prices, Patents, and the FDA   In this article by economist Jeffrey Sachs, pharmaceutical company Gilead is taken to task for selling its hepatitis C cure, Sofosbuvir (sold as Sovaldi), at a price of $84,000 per course of treatment. Sachs says that the actual production cost […]


US spends the most money on this drug … and no one knows how it works

Source RT   US spends the most money on this drug … and no one knows how it works     Americans spent over $7.5 billion on one drug over a one-year period ‒ more than any other medication. And yet no one knows how the powerful pill works. But that doesn’t keep Big Pharma […]

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‘Breaking the Taboo’: US presidents admit drug policies were wrong in new documentary

Source: http://rt.com A documentary film that features interviews with former US presidents, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton among them, admitting their drug-related policies in the war against drugs were wrong, is set to be released in America next week. ­The summary to the “Breaking the Taboo” project on the film’s website informs that the war […]


Detroit, RIP, Mexico’s Drug War Body Count 120,000, This Steeple for Rent

By NextNewsNetwork Published on Nov 30, 2012 by NextNewsNetwork http://NextNewsNetwork.com | Next News Network’s WHDT World News Program airs daily at 6pm and 11pm Eastern on Comcast, DirecTV and Over-the-Air and Online at http://usmediavault.com/WHDT.html WHDT World News is available to 6 million viewers from South Beach to Sebastian, Florida and to 2 million viewers in […]