Articles tagged with: oxycontin

Oxycontin For Children

Written by DeShawn McQueen on Thursday, 05 July 2012.

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The manufacturer and distributor of Oxycontin is seeking permission from the Food and Drug Administration to market the incredibly addictive and often taboo painkiller as suitable for use by children of at least 6 years old in an effort to maintain the corporation’s expiring patent for six more months.

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  • Overcoming Addiction

    Overcoming the Odds, With Hopes to Change the Future

    Tunette Powell grew up surrounded by addiction, where her father's addiction to crack cocaine shaped her life in many ways. She is now graduating college. She won a national speech award for a speech about criminalization of addiction and how it affected her life. She hopes to become a motivational speaker, to help youth in a similar position to the one she once inhabited.

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