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50 facing charges since fall after Racine Co. drug unit, DEA teamed up to stop sale of prescription drugs

RACINE COUNTY — Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office say 50 suspects have been identified and taken into custody since the fall of 2015 — when the “Metro Drug Unit” and the Milwaukee DEA teamed up for a large scale operation focused on combating rampant prescription painkiller diversion, misuse and addiction in Racine County. 411 more words

Racine County Sheriff's Office

Doctor prescribed Prince medication before death


© AFP/File | Music legend Prince died suddenly at age 57 on April 21, 2016, the cause of his death still unknown

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Investigators in Minnesota have questioned a doctor who prescribed medication for Prince during the weeks before he died, a police search warrant shows. 499 more words

Prince: Another Life Lost to Presciption Opiates

Prince– the enigmatic rocker and creative genius– collapsed at his home a few weeks ago and passed from this world into the next.

Initially, the cause of death was unclear. 217 more words

Drug Overdose

Prince: Police launch criminal probe, Inheritance battle looms

Prince performing in the UK in 2011 Credit: Rex

By Nick Allen
The Telegraph

29 April 2016 • 4:24pm

An ugly battle is looming between… 609 more words


I regularly attend two different meetings.  Most days I go to two meetings at the same place, but on certain nights, I go to my second, or as is today’s case – only – meeting at a different location.   602 more words

Prescription Painkiller Crisis: Why Do Americans Consume 80 Percent Of All Prescription Painkillers?

Source: The Economic Collapse Blog, by Michael Snyder

If Americans are so happy, then why do we consume 80 percent of the entire global supply of prescription painkillers?  753 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

prescription addiction: small towns not immune to rising opioid epidemic, Part 4

By Jacki Wood, written for the Nodaway News Leader, March 2016

Editor’s note: this is the last part in the series; the names have been changed to protect their privacy. 754 more words