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Dr. Mercola’s Attackers Sued for Role in ‘Crime of the Century’, Deceptive Opioid Marketing

Dr. Mercola’s Attackers Sued for Role in ‘Crime of the Century’, Deceptive Opioid Marketing

Various court cases have demonstrated how Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, systematically misled doctors about the drug’s addictiveness to drive up sales, resulting in an avalanche of opioid addiction and subsequent deaths #opioidcrisis #deceptivemarketing

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Russell Brand: Why Are Drugmakers Who Caused Opioid Crisis in Charge of Solving the Pandemic?

Written by on March 18, 2021 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Russell Brand: Why Are Drugmakers Who Caused Opioid Crisis in Charge of Solving the Pandemic?

It makes sense, Brand says, that some people have doubts about allowing corporations with a history of prioritizing profits over people to be in charge of solving the pandemic. #pandemic #russellbrand

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As Overdose Deaths Hit Record High, Study Shows Cannabis Significantly Reduces Opioid Use

As Overdose Deaths Hit Record High, Study Shows Cannabis Significantly Reduces Opioid Use

Studies show that deaths from opioids plummet in states with legal cannabis, and that 80 percent of cannabis users give up prescription pills. A Feb. 2017 study confirmed that opioid dependence and overdoses dropped significantly in medical cannabis states. #medicalcannabis #opioidtreatment

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Can Ibogaine Solve the Opioid Crisis?

Can Ibogaine Solve the Opioid Crisis?

Ibogaine is the psychoactive alkaloid in the visionary drug iboga, which is the root bark of a small African shrub, and for decades it has been known to be very effective in treating opioid addicts. #iboga #ibogaine #opioidcrisis

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Oxycontin Maker Pleads Guilty And Shuts Down

Oxycontin Maker Pleads Guilty And Shuts Down

In March 2019, facing an estimated 2,600 lawsuits1,2 relating to its role in creating the opioid epidemic, Purdue Pharma — the maker of OxyContin — announced the company was considering filing for bankruptcy protection

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