After leading the nation is overdose deaths (52 out of every 100,000 people in the state died last year from overdose), West Virginia legislators have taken steps to alleviate some of the problem by setting limits on prescription opioids. As reported in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, state lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would limit how much pain medicine doctors can… Continue Reading West Virginia Limits Opioid Prescribing
Combine corporate deceit and greed with medical neglect and lack of oversight with a highly addictive and potentially deadly product, and what do you get? 50,000 deaths per year in the “Land of the Free”. Now, as the overdose carnage continues to gain momentum, many states and communities are looking upstream to the source of a great majority of the… Continue Reading Will Big Pharma Be Held Accountable for Opioid Crisis?