Latest False Fact-checks in Drugs Nicole Sirotek stated on January 25, 2022 in a speech: Says remdesivir is responsible for killing patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Tweets stated on January 31, 2022 in Twitter posts: Research from Japan shows “ivermectin is effective against omicron in Phase III trial.” Facebook posts stated on December 12, 2021 in a Facebook post: Eating grapefruit, “if you're on antidepressants,” can “cause a fatal overdose.” Bloggers stated on September 28, 2021 in a blog post: "Pfizer launches final study for COVID drug that's suspiciously similar to 'horse paste'” ivermectin. TikTok posts stated on September 2, 2021 in a TikTok video: The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine “is not approved.” Facebook posts stated on August 1, 2021 in a Facebook post: "They didn't allow" Simone Biles "to take her ADHD medication." Donald Trump stated on April 19, 2021 in an interview on Fox News: “Human trafficking and drugs” at the Mexico border have “doubled, tripled and quadrupled” since Joe Biden became president. Tweets stated on April 5, 2020 in a post: Says Rudy Giuliani "bought $2M in shares of Novartis, a primary supplier of hydroxychloroquine" in early February. Viral image stated on January 19, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says an image of a pile of needles is from Nancy Pelosi’s congressional district in San Francisco. Facebook posts stated on May 15, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says police are warning shoppers to use wipes to clean their carts over deadly risk of fentanyl residue. Turning Point USA stated on July 1, 2019 in a Facebook post: "San Francisco has spent $72.5 million this fiscal year cleaning up human waste and drug paraphernalia" and "there are more drug users on their public needle program than high school graduates." Viral image stated on May 24, 2019 in a Facebook post: "D.A.R.E. removed cannabis from its list of gateway drugs." The Partnership for Safe Medicines stated on April 18, 2019 in a TV ad: Florida state senators "are pushing a new government program that allows prescription drugs from China without FDA inspection." Harry Brown stated on April 9, 2019 in a committee meeting: "North Carolina last year was second in the nation in overdose deaths" Matthew Birmingham stated on March 16, 2019 in a press release: "Now there is a new threat that we’re seeing up close: the risk of exposure to powerful drugs that can kill in even tiny amounts." David Crowley stated on February 24, 2019 in a TV interview: ''Over 40 percent of African-American men in (Milwaukee County) have been going to prison for low-level drug offenses, and I think a hundred times that in the city of Madison." Mike DeWine stated on September 12, 2018 in an ad: Says Richard Cordray’s "plan would allow drug dealers to remain on our streets." Donald Trump stated on May 29, 2018 in a Republican rally in Nashville, Tenn.: "We got $6 billion for opioid and getting rid of that scourge that’s taking over our country. And the numbers are way down." Oliver North stated on May 20, 2018 in an interview on Fox News: Perpetrators of school shootings "have been drugged in many cases … many of these young boys have been on Ritalin since they were in kindergarten." True American stated on May 13, 2018 in a headline: "BREAKING: 60 people just found dead in Ohio" Ted Cruz stated on May 1, 2018 in a tweet: Says Beto O’Rourke had a "resolution to legalize all narcotics--including heroin and other deadly opioids." Gwen Moore stated on June 19, 2017 in an interview: "There are so many data that demonstrate that poor people, surprisingly, are less likely to use drugs than people with means." Claire McCaskill stated on March 28, 2017 in a tweet: "We have 5 percent of world population. 80 percent of opioids." Alex Jones stated on April 20, 2017 in a court hearing: Says police officers smoke marijuana once a year as part of their jobs. Americas PAC stated on April 27, 2017 in a radio ad: Says Tammy Baldwin was told by a whistleblower about "overmedicated veterans," she made "deadly mistakes" and "three veterans died" at the Tomah VA hospital. Chris Sununu stated on October 6, 2016 in a No Labels forum: Says drug dealers have "overdosed on purpose" to avoid prosecution. Russ Feingold stated on September 6, 2016 in a radio ad: Says Ron Johnson "has essentially done nothing" to fight heroin addiction and opioid abuse. Freedom Partners Action Fund stated on May 2, 2016 in a TV ad: "Russ Feingold got a memo in 2009 that outlined veteran harm" at a Wisconsin VA facility "and nothing was done." Club for Growth stated on March 17, 2016 in a political ad: Says Donald Trump promised "to take care of everybody (through government-run healthcare and) the government's going to pay for it." Maggie Hassan stated on February 4, 2016 in her State of the State speech : "Drug overdoses are now the second-most common cause of death in New Hampshire."