Once again, I have a quandary as to where this fits. It IS about a Health issue-as pre-mature death is most certainly NOT healthy. It could also be about Business, as the Pharmaceutical Industry keeps having record quarter after record quarter. But as our "Bought-And-Paid For" FDA makes this all possible, I've again chosen "Politics."
What's particularly astounding about the subject of this posting is while the Feds continue their epic failure of a "War On Drugs", focusing on Cannabis users, Legal and Recreational, there is still NOT ONE DEATH attributed to this still Schedule One "drug/controlled substance"
Yet, the LEGAL Prescriptions are the ones being attributed to increased deaths. While this article focuses on "Overdoses", the problem is much broader, as the following indicate:
1. Total Deaths Rise:
2. More Details:
3. Unintentional Poisoning?