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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 17:33)

Kentucky, Your Drug Epidemic Has a Name and a Face: Meet Jon

Jon is not a statistic; he is a victim of failed justice.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Jon KY By way of introduction: Kentucky, this was Jon. He was a son, a father and a brother. He was loved by family and friends.

On July 27, 2018 Jon died in a drug ravaged town in Butler County, Kentucky where the words "empowerment", "prevention", "education" and "treatment" are not used. Jon died of a drug overdose.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-30-2019 15:34)

Purdue Pharma and The Sacklers Crimes Against Humanity!

Was critical information withheld that potentially could have saved hundreds of thousands of lives to addiction and death as billions of dollars were put in the pockets of the perpetrators and their benefactors?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Pharma Below are photos of the front page of The Orlando Sentinel who did an explosive series in October 2003 on Purdue Pharma and their deadly new drug, OxyContin.

The 5-part series exposed the criminal marketing of OxyContin by Purdue Pharma. You will not find this series on the Internet.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-18-2019 00:04)

Did US Congressman Tom Marino (PA) Resign Amid a Looming Congressional Investigation?

Why would Congressman Marino leave the political arena...now?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Tom Marino Less than a month into his re-elected term in the House of Representatives, Congressman Tom Marino tendered his resignation today and will vacate his seat in six days.

Although Marino did not cite a reason for leaving his prestigious elected position, he announced his plans to work in the private sector and use his vast legal and business experience to create jobs around the nation.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-14-2019 12:15)

The Opioid Epidemic - The Root is at the Top - the FDA!

We have an opioid epidemic in unprecedented proportions in our country

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Dsuvia How did Dsuvia also known as Sufentanil sublingual receive FDA approval when Scott Gottleib, MD, Commissioner of the FDA acknowledges a "crisis of opioid addiction"?

The opioid is to be administered sublingually (faster absorption) and is approximately 5 to 10 times more potent than its parent drug, Fentanyl.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-28-2018 22:35)

FDA Remove Sufentanil (Dsuvia) as you did Palladone in 2005! It`s Dangerous!

Sufentanil should never be administered to any human.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Sufentanil In early 2005, I exposed Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, for marketing a dangerous opioid called Palladone.

In July 2005, Palladone was removed from the market following an FDA request because of "safety concerns" An FDA news release stated that "serious and potentially fatal adverse reactions could occur when Palladone (hydromorphone hydrochloride) extended release capsules were taken together with alcohol."

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Salem-News.com (Nov-03-2018 19:02)

DEA Releases 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment

Controlled prescription drugs remain responsible for the largest number of overdose deaths of any illicit drug class.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - DEA drug threat DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon today announced results of the 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment, which outlines the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

“This report underscores the scope and magnitude of the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States,” said Acting Administrator Dhillon

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Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2018 00:44)

FDA`s Continuing Arrogance and Indifference to the Opioid Epidemic as Death Toll Rages!

Sufentanil should never be approved for human use.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Janet Woodcock, MD The FDA has announced a meeting of the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee for October 12. I am extremely interested in this meeting where a very dangerous opioid named Sufentanil will be discussed by the Advisory Committee and I plan to attend.

Sufentanil is a synthetic opioid analgesic drug approximately 5 to 10 times more potent than its parent drug, Fentanyl.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-14-2018 22:50)

Maryland AG Takes Legal Action Against Insys Therapeutics

Why did it take so long for an Attorney General to finally act?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Brian Frosh, Maryland AG Recently the AG's office in Maryland brought charges against the pharma company, Insys maker of the killer opioid, Fentanyl for endangering the lives of consumers in off-label marketing their billion dollar drug.

Why did the maker of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma unleash an epidemic of death and addiction throughout the country for almost two decades with virtually no concern or charges by any Attorney General as the body bag count mounted and we continue to lose a generation of our children?

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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2018 14:44)

Opioid Epidemic Rages as DOJ Refuses a Freedom of Information (FOI) Request

There is an attorney in N.J. I refer to as the "Lone Ranger" fighting the prescription opioid epidemic destroying lives in the tens of thousands by taking appropriate legal action. His name is Richard (Rick) Hollawell.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Rick Hollawell Three executives from Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty in Federal Court. No prison time was imposed. Business continued as usual for Purdue Pharma.

So much so that eleven years later their profits surpass $30 billion with death and addiction tolls in the tens of thousands.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2018 01:00)

Reduction in Deaths Due to Drug Overdose

Prescription drugs tend to act as a gateway drug to other serious drugs such as heroin.

(SALEM, Ore.) - fatal pharma According to recent provisional death certificate data, there has been a decline in deaths by drug overdose. The data dates back to 2017 and reports that the decline was seen in 14 U.S. states. This is a sign that the preventive measure aimed at restricting the death toll are working.

Drug addiction is a major problem in the US and resulted in over 72,000 deaths in 2107 alone.

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