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What is Kratom? Cutting Edge Treatment, or Addictive Drug?

UPDATED APRIL 14TH, 2020   As the opioid epidemic rages in the United States, the Food & Drug Administration has issued new warnings about kratom.
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Who is to Blame for the Drug Crisis?

If there’s one thing Americans of all backgrounds, religions and political affiliations agree on, it’s that the United States is in the midst of a
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2019 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Saturday, April 27th. Find a Collection Site Near You.

On Saturday, April 27th, 2019 the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is hosting the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This event aims to
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The Opioid Crisis: How The Sackler Family Made Billions, While America Became Addicted to Oxycontin.

Internal Purdue memos sought to sell higher doses of the drugs over long periods of time. This obviously made the company more money, while the higher doses also increased the likelihood of their patients to develop an addiction. Many internal emails have proven that the Sackler family cared only about their sales numbers, not the safety of the patients who were taking the drugs. While the Sackler family was pushing blame onto people who helplessly became addicted to their drugs, they raked in billions and billions of dollars. The family fortune is said to have exceeded $13 billion dollars at the end of 2018.
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The 2018 Opioid Bill

The United States Congress reconciled both House and Senate opioid bills aimed at reducing the deadly toll of the nation’s top health care crisis: the
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Addiction Treatment Funding Cuts

In the wake of an opioid addiction epidemic more Americans than ever see the value of use disorder treatment. It doesn’t matter where you come
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Overdose Death Impacting Life Expectancy

In the 21st Century those of us living in America expect to live robust lives. Far longer than once thought possible, thanks to advances in
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Fentanyl and Carfentanil Taking Lives

It would seem that we all live in an era where the drugs of our parents’ generation do not hold the same appeal. That is
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