The purpose of this site is to
bring awareness on how easy it is to overdose on Oxycontin (Oxy's)
its other dangers and the dangers of Prescription Drug
in the memory of Eddie Bisch.
2001 we have been
calling for tighter restrictions on OxyContin but nothing was
done. Please sign the petition.
Prescription Addiction Radio Show.
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addiction please see
Under Attack, Drug Maker Turned to
Giuliani for Help
Read how Rudy Giuliani NEGOTIATED the NO JAIL sentence for
the Purdue Criminals and let everyone you know, know about it.
Jones was visibly troubled that the
agreement did not include incarceration or designate a
specific amount of money for rehabilitation and education
Execs Plead Guilty To Lying About Addiction Risk
Listen to NPR Audio
and family members of victims told the court their stories
during sentencing hearing
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
ON THE GUILTY PLEA OF PURDUE
Prescription Drug That Killed
A true tale of (corporate) drug abuse
Families knew the deal, paid the price
A drug maker's guilty
plea vindicates Fishtown man whose son fatally OD'd.
PLUS the latest news on the
"OXYCONTIN-BIGGEST MEDICAL HOAX IN LAST
Listen to this 6 minute sound bite from a Pharmacist
who explains why oxycontin and heroin are more similar than
SOME GOODBYES ARE FOREVER..
Watch this gripping video that shows the results of the
Is there really an EPIDEMIC? In recent years
there has been a 556% increase in the sales of oxycodone.
Read a eye opening letter from a concerned physician with more
As the sales increase so do the
Order your book today: - Pain Killer: The
True Story of a Prescription Drug Disaster....A "WONDER"
DRUG'S TRAIL OF ADDICTION AND DEATH
by Barry Meier (Writer for the NY Times who was one of the
first to report on this epidemic)
The Canadian version of 20/20 (W5) ran an excellent show
CLICK to see the VIDEO
Q. Why do you blame Purdue Pharma for this
Click here for the
� U.S. Representative Harold �Hal� Rogers (KY-5) issued the
following statement regarding the GAO Report to Congress
OxyContin Abuse and Diversion and Efforts to Address the
This report reinforces what I
suspected all along: Purdue Pharma has engaged in highly
questionable practices regarding the marketing of OxyContin,
leaving a plague of abuse and broken lives in its path. The
GAO report finds that the company distributed videos and
advertising in violation of FDA standards and made a number of
misleading and unsubstantiated claims. Coupled with a recent
federal finding that Purdue Pharma deliberately misled the
federal patent office, I believe the company has chosen to put
profits ahead of people and greed ahead of sound patient
care.,,,,Hal Rogers ..Read the full
Jeff Taylor, a captain with the Lee County
Sheriff�s Office, and his wife, Terri, listen to testimony
from expert witnesses during the prescription drug abuse
prevention hearing of the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice,
Drug Policy and Human Resources on Monday in Winter Park.
Taylor�s son, Matt, died of an OxyContin overdose on June 19.
Captain Taylor and many other parents of children who died
after taking the drug came to the hearing with posters
displaying the names and faces of their children.
(RAPP 02/09/04 PICS)
Florida's Attorney General Charlie Crist,
left, speaks to Teresa Ashcraft, right, whose 19-year-old son
Bobby died from overdosing on Oxycontin before the Symposium
on Prescription Drug Abuse on Wednesday Feb. 4, 2004, in
Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
Parents lobby for
stronger laws on prescription drug abuse
target Oxycontin maker at Orlando Rally(RAPP 11/16)
falls to Teens (RAPP 11/18)
Dozens who had lost relatives and friends to OxyContin
overdoses braved the rain outside an Orlando resort to rally
against manufacturer Purdue Pharma.(RAPP 11/19 PICS)
examples how Purdue recruits reporters and SPINS the truth
while more DIE everyday.