DEA mandates reduction in opioid manufacturing for 2018 Over objections that limits could harm chronic pain patients, agency moves forward with cuts DEA’s finalized annual aggregate production quotas (APQs) for 2018 mandate a 20% reduction in the amount of opiate and opioid medication—including oxycodone, hydrocodone, oxymorphone, hydromorphone, morphine, codeine, meperidine, and fentanyl—that may be manufactured in 2018. Quotas are aimed at preventing […]

When a Pharmacist can’t even come up with a LIE – for denying to fill a prescription ?

Hi  I’m not sure I have the right person for questions in regards to control substance prescriptions I’m paraplegic with Neurogenic bowel and bladder. Along with  many other issues and this morning  the pharmacist refused to fill my medication because of my medications which are all from my specialist that follows me. Whom i see […]


unitedstateskratomunited My Beautiful Little Monster: TSW and Kratom Kratom United 2 days ago I had reason to be ashamed and fearful of the world. I was looked at like a disgusting monster. I know this because I heard it come out of children’s mouths, “is that a monster, mommy?” After a cursory glance from a […]

Death by bureaucrat/politician ?

Gov Bullock is the Governor of Montana… should Gov Bullock be charged with assisting suicide ? How many other have committed suicide because of the bureaucray discouraging  prescribers in Montana to properly treat chronic pain pts ? Generally in our legal system.. if something happens ONCE it can be determined to be a ACCIDENT, but […]

Cigna is creating incentive to keep opioid doses low: Dr. Andrew…

Cigna is creating incentive to keep opioid doses low: Dr. Andrew Kolodny from CNBC. Dr. Andrew Kolodny, co-director of opioid policy research at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy, and Dr. Salim Hayek, University Hospitals pain medicine professor, discuss Cigna offering a new opioid in place of OxyCotin.   Guess what?… the cost to […]

Prominent Pain Management Advocate, Forest Tennant, MD, becomes Government Target/Victim Prominent Pain Management Advocate, Forest Tennant, MD, becomes Government Target/Victim On November 16, 2017, the day after he testified in Montana as an expert defense witness for Dr. Chris Christensen, DEA agents raided the offices and home of former West Covina Mayor Forest Tennant, MD in West Covina, CA. The Tennants arrived home that […]

In North Dakota, Police Targeting CBD Deferred to DEA ‘Marihuana Extract’ Rule Editor’s note:This is the fifth in a series of articles examining regulatory hurdles facing cannabidiol (CBD) producers and marketers in the dietary supplement industry, and ongoing efforts to comply with federal regulations. Click the following links for parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the series.  The owner of a health supplements store in […]

Human sloths ?

Watch: ‘Drugged-Up’ Cashiers Fall Asleep While Scanning Items A viral video making the rounds this morning shows two cashiers who viewers assume are on some form of prescription opiates. The video shows two middle-aged women, who appear to be sleeping, standing up behind the counter at a convenience store. They remain motionless until a […]

what happens when your doc is controlled by a hospital and is also your insurance company

When my phone rings, I don’t always know who is calling… sometimes it someone wanting to sell me an extended warranty on a car that I sold 2.5 yrs ago.. sometimes wants to lower the interest rate on my credit cards… which has no on going balances.. Other times it is from a chronic pain […]

Meet the Doctor Who Refuses to Stop Prescribing Opioids to Pain Patients