The manufacturers of OxyContin always suspected the pain-reliever was going to be subject to abuse. That's why, when the first version was released in 1996, it came in a time-release capsule that was supposed to prevent a major rush from the drug hitting the brain all at once.
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UPDATE May 22, 3 p.m.: Our plans have been foiled. ABC News reports that a 24-hour surveillance camera will be placed in front of the Rush bust. It is the only statue in the Hall of Famous Missourians to be so honored.
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Eric Schlosser has taken on a variety of writing subjects in his time, from illegal immigration to marijuana to pornography, but he's best known for his sharp criticism of the fast food industry in his 2002 book Fast Food Nation. A proponent of the slow food movement, Schlosser tours the country sev ... More >>
Image viaLast week, the case of Dunkin' Donuts coffee (allegedly) intentionally tainted with snot prompted Gut Check to consider other bodily fluids that would be even more disgusting to discover in your beverage.Little did we know that denizens of the real world would do their part to keep pace ... More >>
In recent years, the act of raiding mom and dad's liquor cabinet has spun off into raiding grandma's medicine cabinet for kids who want to get buzzed. "Pharm parties" have cropped up across the nation, involving prescription drugs like Oxycodone, Fentanyl and Percoset. Opiate-drug addictions, ... More >>
Airsoft guns can look real when you paint their tips black -- as Duff allegedly did before his heist.Hey, at least his excuse makes sense! Brian Heath Duff reportedly told FBI agents last week that he robbed a bank in southwestern Illinois because he owed drug dealers thousands of dollars as a re ... More >>
Rush Limbaugh, man with an electric blue halo.Last week conservative talk-radio stalwart Rush Limbaugh made a modest proposal on his syndicated show, suggesting that underprivileged kids who suffer from malnutrition should consider Dumpster diving.
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