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Jeff Sessions Proves He’s Absolutely CLUELESS On The Opioid Crisis

Jeff Sessions Proves He’s Absolutely CLUELESS On The Opioid Crisis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that the opioid crisis is caused by marijuana users, rather than the greed and deception of drug makers and distributors. Ring of Fire’s Mike Papantonio and Peter ...

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Attacking the Crisis At The Source: Local Governments in Alabama and Ohio File Suit Against Opioid Distributors

Over the past three weeks, ten municipal and county-level governments in Ohio and Alabama have been filing lawsuits against three major distributors of opioid medications, citing violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and federal racketeering laws. Defendants are also accused of creating a public nuisance and face allegations of negligence. The most recent lawsuit was…

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Opioids and Crack: The Tale of Two Addiction Crises & Race in America

Today, opioid abuse is considered one of the most serious addiction crises society faces. However, thirty years ago, the addiction crisis was all about a different drug: a highly-addictive form of cocaine, known as crack. What is telling about American society is the stark difference in how the media, policymakers and law enforcement agencies have responded…

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Big Pharma Company Lobbies Against Legal Weed - So It Could Market Its Own Synthetic Version

Big Pharma Co. Lobbies Against Legal Weed – So It Could Market Its Own Synthetic Version

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GOP Wants to Drug Test Those Seeking Unemployment Benefits

GOP Wants to Drug Test Those Seeking Unemployment Benefits

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Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies at 60

After suffering a major heart attack over the holiday weekend, the family of star wars actress Carrie Fisher confirmed on Tuesday morning that she had passed away. Fisher was 60. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the family of Fisher said that she had died at 8:55 am, local time. Family Spokesman Simon Halls said: "It…

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Obama: After Tuesday, Federal Marijuana Prohibition Is Likely On the Way Out

Obama: After Tuesday, Federal Marijuana Prohibition Is Likely On the Way Out

According to the President, the enforcement of federal marijuana prohibitions will likely no longer be possible after the general election on Tuesday. On Friday, President Barack Obama sat down with Bill Maher and discussed a litany of topics, including the growing legalization of marijuana across the country. Maher noted that several states have various legalization measures…

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Ed Schultz Discusses GOP Debate, Trump Rising in Polls, and Medical Marijuana in America

The field of Republican presidential candidates will gather in Las Vegas for the final debate of 2015. Ed is joined by Mitch Ceasar, former Florida Democratic Party Chair, to discuss what we can expect from Sen. Marco Rubio, and whether the campaign of Jeb Bush is effectively over. We are also joined by Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum to discuss Trump topping 41% in the latest national poll, and what, if anything will impede his road to the nomination. Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire radio host and “America’s Lawyer,” joins Ed to discuss the push for initiatives involving medicinal marijuana in 2016. – Ed Schultz Show

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