• Opioid Abuse in Targeted by New District Attorney

      Opioid abuse in Georgia and elsewhere has claimed thousands of lives. The new U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia has promised a tough approach to the problem. A report in the Newnan Times-Herald noted that while the illegal use of prescription painkillers is falling, synthetic fentanyl and heroin have grown in popularity among drug users. BJay Pak, who took over as U.S.

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  • Can I Be Convicted of DWI If Police Find Prescription Drugs on Me?

    … DWI is not just about alcohol. In Texas you can be prosecuted for driving under the influence of drugs if there is evidence that you did not have “the normal use of mental or physical faculties” due to the “introduction” of any drug or controlled substance into your body. The prosecution does not have to […] The post Can I Be Convicted of DWI If Police Find Prescription Drugs on Me? appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

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  • AMA Tackles Ads and Prices of Prescription Drugs

    … By Greg Webb, 12-04-15 The American Medical Association, AMA, is calling for a ban on direct to consumer ads of prescription medications and medical devices. We all know the ads that pop up with increasing frequency, telling us which newest, best and most expensive drugs we need. The AMA and Democratic Presidential hopefuls are pushing…

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  • Narcotic addictions are absolutely deadly.

    … narcotics illegally. Heroin is less expensive than pharmaceutical narcotics, so sooner or later, when money runs low, an addict will buy heroin. That is usually where the real trouble begins. Heroin purchased on the street is not consistent in its purity. When a new supply of heroin hits the market, dealers eager to win new customers tend to sell initial…

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  • What is Flakka? | The Truth About A-PVP

    …, but some. You will inevitable go back onto a drug bulletin board saying that I don’t know what I am talking about and spreading misinformation. While this might not be PhD level chemistry or pharmacology level information, it was not intended be. The only point I am trying to get across is DON’T USE THIS SHIT! Misinformation on Flakka The only…

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  • Congress Urges Attorney General to Get Tough on Dietary Supplement Makers

    … Earlier this month, Senators Blumenthal and Durbin called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate drug supplement companies using Acacia rigidula, a plant supplement being used in place of DMBA, a known and unsafe amphetamine. Now, with the appointment of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General, Congress is again pushing for stricter regulation…

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  • Some Help with Knowing Your Supplements

    … the right to use general health claims without actually having to back up the claims. This seems crazy, but that is what the power of big money and powerful lobbying will do. And, unlike prescription drugs, supplements do not have to have preapproval from the FDA. There are, however, some organizations that might help consumers determine whether…

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