The Ban OxyContin petition is asking the FDA for a complete withdrawal of OxyContin and has reached over 10,000 on-line signatures for support.
Tampa/St Petersburg/Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2011
The Prescription Addiction Radio Show - Breaking the Silence will be joined by Johnny Hickey to discuss the Ban Oxycontin petition http://www.banoxycontin.com The Ban OxyContin petition is asking the FDA for a complete withdrawal of OxyContin and has reached over 10,000 on-line signatures for support. The thousands of signatures and comments on the petition will be the catalyst for discussion on Sunday night's radio show, June 19th. The host of The Prescription Addiction Radio Show, Larry Golbom (Larry G) believes the Ban Oxycontin petition should be a primary focus for conversation concerning the overdose deaths and increasing addiction rates that are affecting many communities in America. The Florida Medical examiners report helps highlight the increasing deaths that include a prescription drug http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/getdoc/8a59bd00-c38d-4be1-ac06-715a273b552e/MEC-2010-Interim-Report.aspx).
The movie OxyMorons was recently one of 40 films chosen among over 1000 entries from around the world to be featured at the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival July 14 - 17 at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel Casino Resort. http://www.lvfilmfest.com/ Prior to the film festival, OxyMorons won a Golden Ace Award.
OxyMorons http://oxymovie.wordpress.com/ symbolically uses OxyContin to help weave a story of death and destruction in the Boston neighborhood Johnny Hickey grew up in. It is fitting for Johnny Hickey to help celebrate the over 10,000 supporters the Ban OxyContin petition has garnered.
The radio show looks forward to hearing Johnny discuss the increasing interest OxyMorons is receiving. "Johnny Hickey has ingeniously combined entertainment and a message". http://www.prescriptionaddictionradio.com/blog/post/2011/02/OxyMorons---Movie-Review---Johnny-Hickey-Created-a-Great-Movie-Starring-OxyContin.aspx
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