Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: opioid epidemic

A 12-step program to opioid justice

Finding peace amid the new opium wars.

Johnson & Johnson settles with Ohio prior to opioid trial

Yesterday Johnson & Johnson settled two Ohio county claims prior to trial and will be paying $20.4 million. The company was accused...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

The devastating health effects of the opioid epidemic have been well documented, with over 700,000 overdose deaths and millions more affected. And Americans...

Big Pharma sent over 3 billion opioids to Ohio over 7...

There were more than 1 million years of life lost due to drug overdoses in the state.

Various studies continue to confirm cannabis use reduces opioid use and...

"Cannabis can decrease the use of other prescription medicines, including opioids."

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Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating quicker than expected

“Extinction breeds extinctions.”

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”