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  • Johnson and Johnson Opioid Lawsuits Continue
    Johnson and Johnson Opioid Lawsuits Continue

    Things aren’t getting better when it comes to the opioid epidemic, at least, not legally for companies like Johnson and Johnson. Legal teams and states are still trying to figure out how to hold the distributors of these pain medications accountable. The opioid lawsuit is...


  • How Society Affects Recovery from Addiction
    How Society Affects Recovery from Addiction

    Are you trying to recover from a substance use disorder? Being labeled a “drug addict” can influence a persons success in recovery once they’ve made the decision to get clean from drugs. Public opinions have a lot to do with how society affects recovery from addiction. It...


  • Time to Review Drug Classification
    Time to Review Drug Classification

    For decades, governments around the world have struggled with drug prevention. Unfortunately, the criminalization and drug classification practices have made the issue worse. Much of the problem lies in the classification of drugs. In addition to dictating the laws connected to certain drugs and drug...


  • Human Rights Violation or Self Inflicted Harm?
    Human Rights Violation or Self Inflicted Harm?

    The events of November 18, 2013 have ignited furious debate since video footage has surfaced. 16-year-old Cruz Velazquez attempted to smuggle two bottles of liquid Methamphetamine across the US-Mexico border at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. The high school student looks nervous as he...


  • Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 10 End Addiction to Prescription Drugs
    Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 10 End Addiction to Prescription Drugs

    Dr. Josh Kane Head Researcher at A Better Today Recovery Services and Lecturer and ASU continues this series from Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 9 – Marketing ADHD Medications. Social Solutions for Social Disorders Big Pharma is locking us in a cage that makes it...


  • Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic Part 9 Marketing ADHD Medications
    Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic Part 9 Marketing ADHD Medications

    Dr. Josh Kane Head Researcher at A Better Today Recovery Services and Lecturer and ASU continues this series from Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 8 – Adderall Abuse. Marketing Amphetamines Regardless of little evidence, Amphetamines are marketed as a prescription that can help children to...


  • Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 8 Adderall Abuse
    Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 8 Adderall Abuse

    Dr. Josh Kane Head Researcher at A Better Today Recovery Services and Lecturer and ASU continues this series from Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 7 – ADHD & Amphetamine Prescriptions. Amphetamines and Housewives In the 1950s and 60s pharmaceutical companies started pushing Amphetamines to housewives...


  • Saturday Night Live Brings Heroin Epidemic To Late Night
    Saturday Night Live Brings Heroin Epidemic To Late Night

    Heroin AM Sketch Causes Controversy On Monday, April 18, Saturday Night Live (SNL) thrust the Heroin epidemic from America’s backyard into its living rooms with a sketch called “Heroin AM.” This sketch has been met with severe controversy on all sides from comments that it...


  • Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 7 ADHD & Amphetamine Prescriptions
    Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 7 ADHD & Amphetamine Prescriptions

    Dr. Josh Kane Head Researcher at A Better Today Recovery Services and Lecturer and ASU continues this series from Big Pharma Opioid Epidemic, Part 6 – ADHD Over-Diagnosis. ADHD Over-Diagnosed and Over Prescribed While most of society knows what ADHD is and around 15 percent...