• Harvard Keeping Sackler Name for Building Despite Opioid Lies

    2 monthes ago - By Mercola

    It may be difficult to imagine, but a single family may have had a direct effect on the massive epidemic of opioid-related addiction and deaths the U.S. is now experiencing.
    The U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War between 1954 and 1975 1 led to the death of 58,200 military personnel. 2 By comparison, in 2017 alone, 70,200 people died from drug overdoses, 68% of which involved an opioid. 3
    The number of overdose deaths involving opioids was six times higher in 2017 than in 1999. In the 18 years from 1999 to 2017, almost 400,000 people died from overdosing on an opioid drug, including...
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  • Opioid users in Illinois may turn to medical marijuana instead, thanks to efforts aimed at reducing the overdose epidemic

    Opioid users in Illinois may turn to medical marijuana instead, thanks to efforts aimed at reducing the overdose epidemic

    2 monthes ago - By Natural News

    Like many other American states, Illinois is battling a crippling opioid epidemic. Official statistics from the state's Department of Public Health indicate that opioid overdoses were responsible for close to 1,200 deaths there in 2016. And the problem is escalating at an alarming rate. The number of narcotic overdoses increased a whopping 82...
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