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25 disturbing facts about psych drugs, soldiers and suicides

25 disturbing facts about psych drugs, soldiers and suicides

1) 33% of the U.S. Army is on prescription medications, and nearly a quarter of those are on psychotropic drugs

2) In 2010, the Pentagon spent $280 million on psychiatric drugs. That number has since risen.

3) There are now over 8,000 suicides each year by U.S. soldiers and veterans; that's over 22 a day

4) 33% of those suicides are attributed to medication side effects

5) That means medications are killing more U.S. soldiers and veterans than Al-Qaeda

6) 500% more soldiers abuse prescription drugs than illegal street drugs

7) Under the Obama administration, the number of veterans waiting for VA care has risen from 11,000 in 2009 to 245,000 today

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/039473_psychiatric_drugs_soldiers...

Thursday, March 14, 2013
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com

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any soldiers or people in

any soldiers or people in general feeling the need for psych drugs, please just try some medicinal cannabis

You are correct

I am a combat vet and when I returned I had a good 5 years of being put on every different type of psychotropic drug imaginable. I have to tell you, some of the side effects are downright horrible. I admit that my life took a dark turn and I was beginning to think that it just wasn't worth struggling to stay sane any longer and soon after the suicidal thoughts began. I began talking with an old Army buddy online and we were talking about the multitudes of meds they put us on and the unbearable side effects. He confided in me a secret that absolutely saved my life, Cannabis. I am now able to live a healthy and productive life, I'm finishing up an associates in computer information systems and getting ready to attend SU. The idea that cannabis makes you dumb and lazy is a complete fallacy perpetuated by the prohibitionists that make their money from the war on drugs.

Time to

Bring 'em home...

"Hell is empty, and all the devils are here" (Shakespeare)
RP 2012~ Intellectual Revolution.

and get them help

without the side effects