Pot Persecuted… As OTC Prescription Painkillers Live Up To Their Name – Killers
OTC Prescription Pills Kill Tens Of Thousands Yearly
As the rest of the country, including the federal government wrings their hands over Washington and Colorado’s recent legalization of recreational marijuana consumption. The rapidly growing ‘green state’ of Colorado has an entirely different set of issues to be concerned about.
Pills kill… While pot is high on the federal government’s hit list.
OTC Prescription painkillers, are just that. KIllers! Their abuse is plaguing the nation, especially in our home state of Colorado. A federal report reveals Colorado has the second highest rate of prescription painkiller abuse in America.
Melissa Lockhart, who’s been struggling with addiction for several years, said, “It will ruin your life. It will take your husband, it will take your children, it will take everything in your life. I know, it happened to me.”
Lockhart was first prescribed pain medication due to injury, but now feels pain in an entirely different way. source