Increase this year = 73%
Number of deaths= 33,091
That is the number of people who died out of prescription and synthetic opioids last year.
That is more than the American casualties of:
American Revolutionary War
War of 1812
– greed of pharmaceutical companies and their lobbies
– culture of promoting stimulants and mode enhancers
– culture of over prescribing of medicine
– culture of family decay
– demoting of values and principles in society
If you drink a Redbull or a venti Starbucks, you are part of the problem really if you think deep about it.