June 14, 2024

Lilly’s weight-loss drug reduces sleep apnea severity in late-stage trials

April 17 (Reuters) – Eli Lilly (LLY.N), said on Wednesday its weight-loss drug helped reduce episodes of irregular breathing associated with a common sleep-related disorder in two late-stage trials, paving the way for expanding use of the drug. The drug cut the frequency of irregular breathing episodes by as much as 63% across the two studies. […]

‘Tranq Tourism’: Content Creators Blasted for Filming Drug Addicts in Philadelphia

Democrat-run Philadelphia’s Kensington area is filled with people addicted to the drug called Xylazine, also known as “tranq,” and content creators are using the dire situation for their own gain, the Messenger News reported Sunday. “Tranq” can put users in an extremely lethargic state and make them exhibit behaviors that resemble zombies, according to Messenger

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino admits he spent $500K on cocaine, oxycodone amid drug addiction: ‘I was reckless’

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino confessed to spending at least $500,000 on his “reckless” drug addiction. The “Jersey Shore” star opened up about the one of the lowest points of his life, explaining how starring in the hit MTV reality show from 2009 to 2012 helped fuel his drug dependency. “I did spend about half a […]

Fight the drug crisis now, how 10/7 unified Israel and other commentary

“More than 100,000 Americans died of a drug overdose last year, the second year in a row in which the death toll reached six figures,” reports Charles Fain Lehman. Erik McGregor/Sipa USA From the right: Fight the Drug Crisis Now “More than 100,000 Americans died of a drug overdose last year, the second year in […]

Handing out Narcan won’t solve our drug crisis — here’s what can

“Narcan has to be everywhere,” New York City Health Commissioner Ashwin Vasan announced last week. “We have defibrillators behind every bar, in every business, in every public event. Increasingly, we have epinephrine pens, EpiPens, in public settings.” Yes, commissioner, but if everyone was dropping of cardiac arrests or anaphylactic shock, defibrillators or EpiPens would not […]

California Highway Patrol Policing Open Air Drug Use in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is pulling officers from the California highway patrol to San Francisco’s Tenderloin district as part of a multi-agency initiative to crack down on open air drug dealings and drug use. Since May 30, highway patrol officers have made 100 drug related arrests, CNN reported.  In one instance, a highway patrol officer

US imposes sanctions on 9 Sinaloa Cartel affiliates and Clan Del Golfo leader in drug trafficking crackdown

The U.S. Treasury has imposed sanctions on ten individuals associated with the Sinaloa drug trafficking cartel and Clan del Golfo in Colombia due to their involvement in drug trafficking.  This move blocks their assets in the United States and prohibits U.S. citizens from engaging with their assets. The sanctions also encompass others involved in security, […]

Florida police arrest 12 people spanning 3 generations, in alleged family-run drug trafficking operation

Florida police arrested 12 people, some of whom span three generations of a family well known to law enforcement officials, for their alleged involvement in a drug trafficking operation in the Winter Haven area. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) said the Rogers family has a long history of illegal narcotics sales and was at […]

Trump: Drug Dealers Should Get Death Penalty, I Was Right to Give Clemency to Alice Johnson Because She Wasn’t ‘Much of a Dealer’

During a portion of an interview with the Fox News Channel that took place on Monday and was aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of “Special Report,” 2024 Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump argued that giving the death penalty to drug dealers is “the only way” to stop drug problems, and that Alice Johnson, a

Sharon Stone threatened hospital with ‘drug cartel’ label after it allegedly pushed OxyContin on her son

Sharon Stone is speaking out on the dangers of recreational drug use and the opioid crisis in America. The 65-year-old actress recalled losing loved ones to drugs in the early years of her career while giving a speech at the Art House Gala honoring Nan Goldin Wednesday, according to People magazine.   The “Basic Instinct” […]

WATCH: ‘Tranq’ Drug Taking Heavy Toll in Philadelphia as Addictions Rise

The “tranq” drug is taking a costly toll in Philadelphia, and video footage posted Thursday shows those caught in its grip. The Kensington area is apparently filled with people slumped over and passed out, the New York Post reported Saturday, citing video footage shared by TikTok user urbanvisuals2.0. In the clip, individuals are being recorded

Media: Ignore Biden corruption but shed a tear for Hunter’s drug woes

After a high-level IRS agent blew the whistle on the Justice Department’s attempts to protect Hunter Biden, and by extension, his presidential daddy, the media — taking a tip from President Joe Biden himself — quickly got to work trying to convince the public the real story isn’t the blatant corruption but that Hunter is a tragic […]

ATF Reaffirms No 2A Rights for Drug Users, Bringing Spotlight Back on Hunter Biden’s Purported Gun Crime

ATF Reaffirms No 2A Rights for Drug Users, Bringing Spotlight Back on Hunter Biden’s Purported Gun Crime ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images The spotlight is on Hunter Biden’s purported crime again after the ATF’s St. Paul office reaffirmed the agency’s position that state laws legalizing the recreational use of certain drugs do not remove gun

Former drug dealer on mission to prevent overdose deaths after harrowing past: Rebellion ‘led me to crime’

A former drug dealer who served time in prison is on a mission to save lives.  After leaving a troubling life of crime, Pancho Mercado launched Team HAVOC, a nonprofit organization in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that is fighting against the nation’s growing opioid epidemic – which robbed the lives of 491 people in the city alone […]

Panama City Beach police to use new K-9 dogs, crime cameras to crack down on spring break drug use

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – Thousands of spring breakers are expected to hit Florida beaches over the next few weeks.  Spring break shenanigans, wild parties and underage drinking are nothing new for officers across the Sunshine State, but the Panama City Beach (PCB) police chief says fentanyl is raising the risks.  “The spring break of […]

11 Drug Dealers Arrested After Kidnapping of Four Laborers in Cancun

Raids to find four day-laborers kidnapped last month led to the arrests of 11 drug dealers near Cancun, according to official disclosures this week. The case began last month when unknown individuals kidnapped four men working in the construction site of a hotel called “Eden Rock,” part of the Hard Rock chain. Relatives of the…

California Democrats Vote Down ‘Alexandra’s Law’ to Charge Drug Dealers with Murder

Elected Democrats in California’s State Senate have once again voted down a plan that would allow local and state prosecutors to more easily charge drug dealers with manslaughter or murder when Americans die as a result of the drugs they sold to them. On Wednesday, Democrat State Senators rejected an amendment to include “Alexandra’s Law”…

Exclusive: NJ Mayor Pressures Democrat Tom Malinowski to Drop Support for Pelosi-Backed ‘Lower Drug Costs’ Bill

A New Jersey mayor is urging Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) to withdraw his support for Democrats’ prescription drug costs bill because of the impact it may have on New Jersey’s biopharmaceutical industry, Breitbart News has learned. Bridgewater Township Mayor Matthew Moench (R) wrote a letter to Malinowski, dated June 9, warning H.R. 3, also known as the…

Afghanistan’s Drug Trade Booms Thanks to Meth and Heroin

Afghanistan has long been infamous for its opium poppies, but law enforcement agencies across the world are warning of a new boom in the Afghan drug trade fueled by methamphetamines. Turkey’s TRT World reported Wednesday the meth boom in Afghanistan is driven by falling opium prices, a crackdown in Iran that drove many Afghan meth cooks…

Kennedy: Putting Kamala Harris in Charge of Border Crisis Like Making Lance Armstrong Drug Czar

During this week’s broadcast of “Sunday Morning Futures” on the Fox News Channel, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) took issue with President Joe Biden’s call to make Vice President Kamala Harris the central authority figure in dealing with the U.S.-Mexico border crisis. He likened the move to putting disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong as the head of…

Baltimore Ends Prosecution of Low-Level Crimes Such As Prostitution, Drug Possession

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Baltimore will no longer prosecute certain low-level crimes, which include prostitution, drug possession, and minor traffic offenses, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Friday. “The move was unveiled in a press release from Mosby’s office as it reported ‘one-year success’ of policies implemented last March to not prosecute the nonviolent charges…

GOP Senator Presses Biden Nominee Over Investment In Company That Makes Chemical Used By Mexican Drug Cartels

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is pressing Vanita Gupta, the nominee for the number three position at the Justice Department, over millions of dollars in stock holdings she has in a chemical company that makes a key ingredient that Mexican drug cartels use to make heroin. Gupta holds between $11 million and $55 million in shares…

Two Illegal Aliens Arrested for Drug Trafficking After Being Freed into U.S.

Two illegal aliens were arrested for allegedly trafficking and selling cocaine this month after being released into the interior of the United States by federal immigration judges a few years ago. Baljinder Singh, a 37-year-old illegal alien, and Gurwinder Singh, a 32-year-old illegal alien, were arrested by Indiana State Police this month for allegedly trafficking…

On the Horizon: Asciminib, a New Drug for Treating R/R CML

The investigational drug asciminib (being developed by Novartis) may become the new kid on the block for the treatment of chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CMP-CP) for patients who have relapsed on or are refractory to at least two prior tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). New results from the ASCEMBL study (NCT03106779) show that patients who…

Trump Has Accomplished Progressive Goals Such As Reducing Drug Pricing, Paid Parental Leave For Workers And Criminal Justice Reform

President Donald Trump championed a series of progressive causes during his time in office, signing executive orders and bills that targeted drug pricing, paid parental leave for workers and criminal justice reform. Trump secured up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for some federal workers when he signed the Defense Authorization Act Dec. 20,…

CDC: Drug overdoses hit new record.

More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a new record. The CDC recorded a 6.6 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses from 2016, but noted that the preliminary numbers likely underestimate the final death toll. More than 40,000 people died from opioid overdoses last year, […]

Matt Drudge: ‘New Low’ for Ambien Maker to Mock Roseanne ‘While They Drug a Generation’

Conservative media pioneer Matt Drudge slammed drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis on Wednesday for mocking Roseanne Barr’s suggestion that her racially charged remark about Obama White House aide Valerie Jarrett was induced by Ambien. “The drug company mocking Roseanne for her mental illness while they drug a generation is a new low!” Drudge tweeted at the drugmaker’s Twitter handle, @SanofiUS, […]

Trump Touts Proposal to Lower Drug Prices.

“We are getting tough on the drug makers that exploit our patent laws to choke out competition,” President Trump said outside the White House Friday outlining his plan to lower prescription drug prices. “Our patent system will reward innovation,” he said. “But it will not be used as a shield to protect unfair monopolies.” The […]

Trump Considers Drug Testing, Work Requirements For Food Stamp Recipients.

It looks like changes are coming down the pike for able-bodied food stamp recipients. President Donald Trump is mulling over allowing states to drug test some food stamp recipients, AP reports. Currently, states are legally prohibited from enacting their own requirements on recipients, though a reported 20 states have introduced legislation that would screen welfare […]

Mexican Senate Threatens to Stop Helping U.S. Against Drug Cartels If Trump Deploys Troops to Border.

The Mexican Senate passed a resolution seeking an end to bilateral cooperation with the U.S. against drug cartels and immigration problems after President Trump ordered National Guard troops to the border. The resolution was passed in a unanimous fashion and sent to the White House, Members of the U.S. Congress, and Mexico’s Foreign Relations Officer, […]

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