The Dukes of Oxy: How a Band of Teen Wrestlers Built a Smuggling Empire.. "OxyContin went from a recreational drug to an all-consuming.
"You're just being paranoid," Barabas said, gesturing to their friend. "He's all right.".
Dodd was beginning to despair of his best friend — known as the Little General for his short stature and Napoleonic tendencies. When they hit strip clubs, he'd dropped 2,000 bucks buying everyone drinks and lap dances to prove what a big-shot drug dealer he was. When they were out on business calls, he'd flash his Glock and threaten to kill anyone who crossed him. They loved each other like brothers. But the Little General was getting more and more reckless.
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In recent years, more prescription drug abusers have started turning to For decades, opioid painkillers, like oxycodone, hydrocodone and.
CORRECTION: Language was changed to clarify that while 40 percent of drug overdoses in 2010 were women, not all of them died from taking prescription pills.
Arielle landed in a Long Island jail last year after she was caught breaking into a house and stealing money to buy drugs. Now 26 and living at a substance abuse treatment center, she says she's all too aware that her story isn’t unique.
Her friend helped her inject the drug. “It was a feeling that I don’t think anyone should experience.
The potency of the drug combined with the United States's inability to curb its prescription drug abuse epidemic has doctors and addiction.
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The government has allowed authorities to prosecute—if they choose to do so—Jan Böhmermann, a satirist who mocked the Turkish leader on TV.
If all goes accordingly, doctors will be able to prescribe Zohydro, an easily-crushable pain pill 10 times stronger than Vicodin, next month. The potency of the drug combined with the United States's inability to curb its prescription drug abuse epidemic has doctors and addiction specialists worried about the drug's release into the market.
The federal government is actively fueling a killer drug epidemic behind (While the DEA did reduce the oxy quota by 8 percent in 2015.
Only one time this century, when the country was first becoming aware of OxyContin abuse, was there talk about choking off the drug supply.
In 2001, the DEA asked Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, to consider providing the drug only to physicians trained in pain management. Purdue balked and Donnie R. Marshall, the then-DEA administrator, told Congress he was considering “rolling back those quotas to 1996 levels.” The pain industry said this would make drug prices skyrocket and pain patients suffer.