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Cannabis Company Offers Brilliant Solution to Opioid Crisis: Trade Your Drugs for Weed

By , Thanks to Natural Blaze

Lebanon, Oregon— As the opioid crisis continues to plague the country, one cannabis company in Oregon is proposing a new solution. Kaya Holdings Inc. (KAYS), the first publicly traded company to open and operate a medical cannabis dispensary, is planning to set up an opioid-for-weed swap program where addicts can trade in their pills for the plant. Continue reading Cannabis Company Offers Brilliant Solution to Opioid Crisis: Trade Your Drugs for Weed

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The Secretive Family Making Billions From the Opioid Crisis

 

Dean Anderson
Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

By Christopher Glazek, October 16, 2017, Esquire.com

 

Thanks to Golden Age of Gaia

You’re aware America is under siege, fighting an opioid crisis that has exploded into a public-health emergency.

You’ve heard of OxyContin, the pain medication to which countless patients have become addicted.

But do you know that the company that makes Oxy and reaps the billions of dollars in profits it generates is owned by one family? Continue reading The Secretive Family Making Billions From the Opioid Crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Implies NATO Collusion in Creating the Opioid Crisis

By Isaac Davis, Waking Times

As more of the blame for the world’s exacerbating opiate overdose crisis is now being rightly put on the pharmaceutical industry, the dark side of this epidemic in the fact that the production of opium containing poppies has exploded since the military occupation of Afghanistan beginning in 2001.

According to Russian diplomat Sergey Lavrov, there are signs of collusion between NATO and drug producers and traffickers working to flood the world with opium. Remarking on how the mission to rid Afghanistan of terrorists quickly became distorted after the invasion, ultimately creating a never-ending supply of drugs to the West. Continue reading Russian Foreign Minister Implies NATO Collusion in Creating the Opioid Crisis