Prescription Drugs Pose Harm

Prescription Drugs Pose Harm

  While there is much hand-wringing about the dangers of cannabis, a lesser-known danger is hiding behind a flurry of smarmy marketing campaigns, lobbyist dollars, and bamboozled doctors. Prescription drugs pose a far greater harm to the U.S. population than illicit substances, much less cannabis, which has never been directly linked to a cause of […]

Heroin Trends Rising

Heroin Trends Rising

Heroin is an opioid drug similar to morphine. It came into use in 1868 when it was commercially distributed by the Bayer Pharmaceutical Company. Since then it has been an agent for addiction and the decay of millions of people and their families. Now that the drug is illegal, it is sourced primarily from Southeast […]

New York City Doctor Embroiled in Trial Related to Overdose Deaths

New York City Doctor Embroiled in Trial Related to Overdose Deaths

New York City doctor, Dr. Stan Li, is embroiled in a trial related to patients’ drug overdose deaths. The physician is on trial and facing manslaughter charges stemming from accusations that Li sold painkiller prescriptions to two patients who subsequently died from overdoses, according to New York City officials. This manslaughter case is the first in New […]