Tag Archives: OxyContin

War on Drugs a Charade

Since the Black Congressional Caucus supported the crackdown on cocaine after Len Bias died in 1986, prison beds have been built by the hundreds of thousands. The public outcry was to “save the Black community”. President Reagan and congress overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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From the week of July 20th – The “Hoax of OxyContin” Growing in Awareness

About seven years ago I created the term “hoax of OxyContin”.  With billions of dollars in sales behind OxyContin’s history and gullible reporters continuing to believe the marketing myth of pain management, the logical summary of Purdue Pharma’s national boondoggle … Continue reading

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From the week of 6/1- STOPPNOW Announces Support of BanOxyContin Petition and Demonstration on June 12th

NOTE: This is a personal opinion and not necessarily the opinion of STOPPNOW The members of STOPPNOW http://stoppnow.com/STOPPNOW/WELCOME.html   have been a dedicated group of individuals in helping bring more awareness to the prescription drug epidemic. While other group leaders have … Continue reading

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From the Week of May 17 – BanOxyContin.com, Senate Investigation and Silence

BanOxyContin.com  remains an amazing site http://www.banoxycontin.com    It has reached over 13,200 signatures and comments.  Almost 500 people have ordered the BanOxycontin bracelets.  This has been accomplished by friends sharing with friends. Please ask why our government leaders, media, public … Continue reading

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From the Week of April 14th – Pain vs. Pills – Twisted Thinking

“Pain” is an interesting word.  The dictionary definition is different from every person’s personal definition.  The word “pain” brings memories of our last operation, dental visit, paper cut or twisted ankle;  not Webster’s definition. Before the wider availability of opium … Continue reading

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