REPORT: Lil Xan Checks Into Rehab Following Deaths of Mac Miller & Lil Peep
Lil Xan simply checked into rehab to deal with his opioid habit.
According to a number of reviews, the 22-year-old rapper, actual title Diego Leanos, is looking for therapy after two of his friends and private idols, Mac Miller and Lil Peep, just lately died of overdoses. He desires to nip his downside within the bud earlier than it’s too late.
His girlfriend Annie simply despatched out an replace on his official Instagram account detailing his present state. “Diego was simply admitted into his first therapy,” she says. “He loves each one in every of you sending good needs and prayers to him. We thanks all so very a lot for all the love and assist you might be sending his manner.”
During an interview interview earlier this yr, Lil Xan opened up concerning the stigma behind his title. “It received out of hand so I wished to make a motion, Xanarchy, about simply nothing however anti-Xan use and that’s what I’m actually attempting to advertise in ‘Betrayed.’”
He went on, “I actually don’t agree with glorifying the drug at this level, particularly in gentle of Lil Peep’s dying. You’d be silly to maintain glorifying it. You gotta get off that stuff, it’s not good for you.”
We want him all the most effective on his journey to get clear.
OxyContin Heir Purchases Insane $22.5 Million Bel-Air Mansion
America is experiencing an epidemic epic proportions, as opioids have infiltrated nearly every community throughout the nation. Overdoses have risen nearly 30% according to new reports, which indicates that they crisis is only gaining in momentum with each passing year. Nearly 300,000 Americans have died from opioid misuse, which can now count fentanyl as the lethal agent involved in this ceaseless phenomenon.
Clearly the OxyContin business has remained prosperous throughout these troubling times, as it has been revealed that the heir to the pharmaceutical company's vast fortune, David Sackler, has purchased a ridiculously expensive mansion in Bel-Air to the tune $22.5 million.
Sackler, whose dad and uncles own Purdue Pharma, which produces the highly effective/addictive drug, has scored himself a 4-acre property that includes a long, private driveway leading up to the 10,000 square-foot mansion.
The piece real estate was created sometime in the 1980s, and comes equipped with a 2-storey atrium, a separate media and game room, as well as an in-home gym. The heir will also have access to a tennis court, pool and adjoining pavilion. Josh Altman from the hit series Million Dollar Listings represented Sackler, whose family fortune is estimated to be around $13 billion.
Peep photos the mansion here.
Research Shows Access To Marijuana Decreases Opioid Abuse
More good news for advocates legalized marijuana use in the United States as new studies have suggested more evidence the benefits cannabis. While we've seen links between improved conditions for those suffering ailments such as glaucoma and some cancers and cannabis use, new research also points to the plant as a ble solution to the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States.
In new data released by the Minnesota Department Health, numbers indicate that 63 percent patients surveyed in a study were able to reduce or eliminate opioid usage after six months being registered with the states medical cannabis program. But this is hardly the first time that such findings have been presented. Back in 2016, the state Michigan reported similar findings, revealing that a 64 percent decrease in opioid usage was closely associated with marijuana treatment.
Overseas, more definitive research has supported this as well as such research is easier to conduct in nations where the substance is legalized. A recent study published in the European Journal Internal Medicine showed that researchers from Israel’s largest medical marijuana provider found that cannabis could help “stop opioid dependency before it starts.”
"Cannabis is a very good alternative to reduce opioid consumption, to increase quality life, and to reduce pain, nausea and vomiting," Lihi Bar-Lev Schleider, lead researcher on the study, told Rolling Stone magazine. Similar to other findings, a time frame six months was all it took to reduce patients’ use and abuse opioid painkillers.
Donald Trump Appoints New HHS Secretary To Help End Opioid Crisis, Lower Drug Costs
Earlier today, Donald Trump appointed the newest Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who has assumed the daunting task tackling two rampant and dystrophic issues ravaging through America. When introducing this newly-elected member congress, Trump revealed how "he will help lead our efforts to confront the national emergency addiction and death due to opioids and I think we're going to be very tough on the drug companies in that regard and tough on doctors in that regard, because what's going on is pretty incredible."
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Trump also spoke Azar's duties to help "unravel the tangled web special interests that are driving prices up for medicine and for really hurting patients."
The POTUS fully stands behind Azar's credentials and initiative to implement change, noting how "I know there is no one more capable, qualified and committed than you in overcoming these challenges, so important, and I will say this, prescription drug prices is going to be one the big things and whenever I speak to Alex, I speak to him about that prior to anything else, and I know you can do it, you know the system and you can do it because it's wrong."
Azar has previous experience working under the Bush administration as general counsel, and later as deputy secretary HHS.
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Trump also gave reporters a preview his State the Union speech that is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow evening. Trump admits that "we're going to get something done. We hope it's going to be bipartisan because the Republicans really don't have the votes to get it done in any other way so it has to be bipartisan, but hopefully the Democrats will join us – or, enough them, will join us so we can really do something great for DACA and for immigration in general."
Philadelphia Wants To Become First American City To Have Safe Injection Sites
Philadelphia is trying to become to first American city to open safe injection sites for drug users, in a bout to combat the destructive and widespread opioid crisis that has torn through many towns and metropolises. Public Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley reveals that these sites could turn out to be "a life-saving strategy and a pathway to treatment."
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However, Farley claims that "no one here condones or supports illegal drug use in any way," but rather "we want people saddled with drug addiction to get help."
These safe injection sites will come equipped with doctors and nurses who will supervise the proceedings, as well as administer an overdose antidote if required. The city hopes to hear back from operators who are interested in establishing these sites, as the city can also provide outreach services to try and help addicts seek the proper care in order to curb their destructive habits.
Officials from Philadelphia visited already-established safe injection sites in both Canada and Europe, which have helped to reduce the number fatal overdoses, stop the spread both HIV and hepatitis C, as well as create safer neighbourhoods free from littered and biohazardous needle waste.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross once vehemently opposed the idea setting up safe injection sites for drug users. However, Ross has since had a change heart towards the notion, especially if these stations can have a positive impact on the community, revealing how "we cannot just throw our hands up and say, ‘That’s not my problem.""
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Philadelphia has been hit harder than any large American city by the ever-thriving opioid pandemic, as 1,200 fatally overdoses occurred throughout 2017.