Cottonland – an “Oxy Cotton” tragedy =video=

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Cottonland – OxyCodone / OxyContin

Photographer Nance Ackerman describes the havoc prescription painkiller OxyContin, wreaked in the already weakened Cape Breton town of Glace Bay.

The film guides us through a culture of economic and social depression where we encounter a number of men and women at different stages of dependency. Demystifying the world of the addict while showing us the complex social nexus that led to such despair, Cottonland emphasizes the importance of a collective approach to tackling addiction.

©copyright// – National Film Board of Canada

<<Editors notE>>
More videos, documentaries and articles can be expected in the future about the pharma industry. More and more voices are starting to shout louder and eventually this will result in a change in the mindstate of the people confronted with these situations. The video just shown is but the tip of the iceberg.

There are thousands of products out there that can be abused almost legally.
More attention should be paid to this medicated society.
And of course this goes hand in hand with the well-being of the people all over the globe.
A complex story about no perspectives for the future, downwards social spirals and the decline of a whole order of less fortunate people.
And it doesn’t even begin there…

More links on the subject:
Wikipedia – Oxycodone

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