Illicit Drug Described as “10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl” Shows up in Seattle

Posted on November 14, 2019 -Natural Health News By Sean Walton Right in the midst of the opioid crisis, another illicit drug has hit the streets of Seattle. Experts say it’s more potent and deadly than other opiods. The DEA says carfentanil is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl. It was first … Continue reading Illicit Drug Described as “10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl” Shows up in Seattle

Feds: A popular drug from the disco era is making a deadly return

Today’s narcotics abusers may be turning to cocaine in part “because there’s been a lot of bad press about other drugs.” May 5, 2019, 5:11 AM MDT By Corky Siemaszko   The bitter lessons about the dangers of cocaine from the disco era in the 1970s may be lost on a new generation of drug abusers. … Continue reading Feds: A popular drug from the disco era is making a deadly return

Federal opioid pill bust reveals doctors trading pills for sex, dentists pulling good teeth

Terry DeMio, Cincinnati EnquirerPublished 5:35 p.m. ET April 19, 2019 CINCINNATI – They were medical professionals but they traded prescription pain pills for sex, prosecutors say. Others let untrained office workers examine patients, leaving a blank prescription pad at the clinic, their indictments reveal. One dentist extracted the healthy teeth of patients as an excuse to give them … Continue reading Federal opioid pill bust reveals doctors trading pills for sex, dentists pulling good teeth

AMERICA’S OVERDOSE CRISIS KEEPS GETTING WORSE. FENTANYL ISN’T THE ONLY DRUG TO BLAME.

By Keegan Hamilton Mar 21, 2019 You’ve probably heard by now that fentanyl is the deadliest drug in the United States, but a new study released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics offers yet another grim reminder: Deaths caused by the powerful synthetic opioid doubled every year from 2013 to 2016, soaring to 18,300 fatal overdoses from under … Continue reading AMERICA’S OVERDOSE CRISIS KEEPS GETTING WORSE. FENTANYL ISN’T THE ONLY DRUG TO BLAME.

Americans more likely to die by opioid overdose than in a car crash

By Kevin Flower and Meera Senthilingam, CNN Posted Jan 15, 2019  (CNN) -- For the first time on record the odds of accidentally dying from an opioid overdose in the United States are now greater than those of dying in an automobile accident. The grim finding comes from the National Safety Council which analyzed preventable injury … Continue reading Americans more likely to die by opioid overdose than in a car crash

Fentanyl deaths from ‘Mexican oxy’ pills hit Arizona hard

This undated photo by Seanna Leilani shows her brother, Aaron Francisco Chavez. Chavez, 19, died after he swallowed sky blue fentanyl pills designed to look like oxycodone. (AP)   Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood … Continue reading Fentanyl deaths from ‘Mexican oxy’ pills hit Arizona hard

As opioid crisis raged, Insys pushed higher doses of addictive drug and pushed salespeople to ‘own’ doctors

Published: Oct 19, 2018 7:19 a.m. ET Concerning sales tactics involving a potent opioid medication were highlighted in a new Senate committee report Family members of those who died of opioid overdoses take part in a rally to end the opioid epidemic in Washington, D.C., in 2016. To sell addictive opioids, sales representatives were encouraged to … Continue reading As opioid crisis raged, Insys pushed higher doses of addictive drug and pushed salespeople to ‘own’ doctors

New opioid is 500X more powerful than morphine and it could be on the market soon

By: Justin Gray Updated: Oct 16, 2018 - 5:13 PM WASHINGTON, DC - There are concerns over a new, even stronger opioid - and an FDA committee is recommending its approval. Critics warn the new drug could be even more dangerous than oxycotin or fentanyl. The question critics are asking is why would the FDA want to … Continue reading New opioid is 500X more powerful than morphine and it could be on the market soon