While marijuana and its new storefronts gather the most headlines these days, the real addiction crisis is in prescription 'medicines,' especially opioids.
The numbers are staggering - 22 million scripts in Canada this year.
Big Pharma is a runaway evil and no one that we can see is doing a single thing to rein in the excesses of marketing, advertising and give-aways to doctors practiced by these licensed dope dealers.
Meanwhile, those of us on the front lines of recovery work continue to pick up the pieces - the young and middle-aged doctor-assisted, Pharma-seduced addicts.
Read the full tale here and weep.
Then challenge those fools running for office in the fall.