These figures are astounding. Last year there were 69 tons of pure oxycodone and 42 tons of pure hydrocodone manufactured and distributed in the US. That is almost enough for one ton of each per state. A lot of people are making a lot of money in this business.
It makes you wonder how thin that line between the illegal drug dealers operating in the shadows of our street corners dispensing cocaine in little plastic bags and those pushing drugs under the umbrella of the Better Business Bureau, AMA and Judicial Industrial Complex of the nation.
This is so sad that it is happening in the land of the free and the home of the brave where we are so scared to face life on life’s term.
The whole story is on this link: Sales of popular painkillers exploding in new parts of U.S.