People with chronic pain suffer because of heroin users

Consider this!
A direct quote from this article-
“I cannot think of another drug where
those obtaining the drug legally
–through a prescription written by a doctor and
filled at a pharmacy–
are to be taxed in order to combat
the illegal use of that drug.”

Nor do I.

Great piece!

EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info

Women and people of color with chronic pain suffer because of white male heroin users–here’s why06 Jun 2016 at 16:00 ET – By Lorraine Berry

What is an “addict?”

The term “addict” has been divorced from its definition, and it is clear that the media uses the term addiction — to refer to many ways of consuming a product or a indulging a habit — without a clear understanding of what the word implies.

Addiction, as defined by the American Society of Addiction Medicine:

“Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry.  

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