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Every year, prescription opioids are blamed in the overdose deaths of thousands of American. Between 2013 and 2016, some 71,000 people have died from lethal... [Read More]
The bill that may limit prescription opioids will move to the Florida House floor for a vote. House Bill 21, sponsored by state Rep. Jim... [Read More]
Charlestown joins suit against opioid manufacturers and distributors- CHARLESTOWN — Count Charlestown among the municipalities joining a... [Read More]
The experiences of a young adult taking the drug Vicodin after a wisdom tooth operation and of another person injecting heroin into their blood stream... [Read More]
The nation's largest prescription drug distributor has lost its bid to keep a lawsuit out of a West Virginia county. News outlets report a judge... [Read More]
Recently, Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave Americans suffering severe pain some advice: "People need to take some aspirin sometimes and tough it out a little."As... [Read More]
The CDC's most recent data estimates that opioids kill at least 36 New Yorkers every week, and politicians are slow to address the changing nature... [Read More]
Kentucky's attorney general has filed another lawsuit against a pharmaceutical distributor linked to a pipeline inundating the state with highly addictive opioid painkillers. Ohio-based Cardinal... [Read More]
Bottles of OxyContin medication sit on a pharmacy shelf. Bloomberg via Getty Images A 2016 investigation by the AP and the Center for Public Integrity... [Read More]
Monica Rudolph is a survivor. She's been sober almost a year.Ryan Anderson didn't make it. He died of an overdose in December.Both became addicts by... [Read More]
The push for the state to legalize marijuana received a celebrity boost Saturday when Montel Williams told his personal cannabis story at the New Yok... [Read More]
West Central Tribune Brave politicians Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, Sen. Chris Eaton, DFL-Brooklyn Center, joined Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday in proposing a stewardship fee or... [Read More]
The West Virginia Senate passed a bill Friday that will limit the amount of opioids that can be prescribed to new patients with the goal... [Read More]
Joining a growing movement in fighting the nation's opioid epidemic, Highmark Inc. announced policy changes and program expansions Thursday, including restricting opioid prescriptions for first-time... [Read More]
A photo caption on A1 Thursday misspelled the surname of Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, who was expressing his support for a tax on prescription opioids. [Read More]
West Virginia lawmakers rejected a proposal Thursday that would have required drug companies to report the number of prescription opioids manufactured and shipped to the... [Read More]
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