Just say no: FDA-approved drugs causing an epidemic among teens, while marijuana kills no one

Sunday, November 1, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes
NaturalNews.com
Sunday, November 01, 2015

Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that more Americans are dying from legally prescribed drugs than from heroine and cocaine, combined (and from marijuana, of course, which doesn’t kill), classifying the situation as an “epidemic.”

As reported by The New American (TNA), worse is that a study by the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, published earlier this year, reported that teenagers remain especially vulnerable to prescription drugs because they have been programmed to believe that pharmaceuticals are “blessed by a trusted institution” — the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The study was was authored by multiple researchers — Richard Netemeyer of the University of Virginia, Scot Burton of the University of Arkansas, Barbara Delaney of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Gina Hijjawi of American Institutes for Research. According to the study, more than 1,000 teenagers from 40 regions around the U.S. participated in an online survey that asked them about their use of tobacco, legal and illegal drugs, and alcohol.

The findings were alarming.

Self-diagnosing, self-medicating

The Rest…HERE

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