Painkiller Nation

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  1. stripes

    stripes New Member VIP

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    just saw a cnn special on prescript drugs with sanjay gupta.

    usa takes 80% of the worlds pain meds.:facepalm:
    usa is 5%< of worlds population

    whadya fuckers popping?
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    Just proves that we know how to work the deal. My company is bringing out its new product in March: Vodka infused with codiene and a hint of lemon. I think it will be a big seller. I've done a lot of personal R and D on this.
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    stripes New Member VIP

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    i hope its over the counter approved
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    stripes New Member VIP

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    btw, this all started around 2000 when pain became big pharma's big money.
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    While it's true that a lot of people abuse pain meds ... I think this is also testimony to the fact that in the US, pain is treated ... in a lot of other places in the world, it's just "deal with it." And I wouldn't want my friends or myself to go through that.
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    This is the real "war on drugs" conspiracy.
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    They had so many pain pill clinics in FL it was unreal.

    The people would be lined up out the door waiting for a scrip and most the cars were from out of state like GA, KY and TN.

    Most of the doctors busted were from Pakistan.

    I dont see how hard it would be to locate these clinics, if you are writing 100 or more scrips a day of a controlled substance you would think it would send up a red flag.
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    I prefer Painkiller Jane

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    big pharma talk$
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    everyones scratching their heads over the great increase in autism etc, i say you probably have to look no further than anxiety & pain meds that were in the parents system...:dontknow:
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    heres a scarier stat, china & india make up 36% of the worlds population...:facepalm:
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    gwartney Naturally Autodidactic Gold

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    I just got a scrip for tylenol with hydrocodone for some dental work. I needed it pretty bad.

    Cost me 55 cents for 20. Those big drug companies are fucking me bad.
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    Americans are entitled pussies that can't deal with any kind of discomfort.
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    gwartney Naturally Autodidactic Gold

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    Why should we have to deal with pain when there is a med that takes care of it? Does it make us a better person somehow?
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    the point of the cnn peice was prescript dependency & over doses. pains mixed with anxiety, alcohol etc, they said it was an epidemic & we're fucked..
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    we make them, why cant we take them?
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    stripes New Member VIP

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    sumpin fishy going on, thats whats.
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    the two countries with masses of untreated (china & india) also mostly cannot afford the medicines. india has companies that use the country's lack of intl patent laws to clone commercial medicines and sell them at prices their citizens can afford. their citizens then ship them all here because we will pay more than indian citizens for cheaper drugs.

    its not just our fault
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    of course not
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