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One of the top manufacturers of prescription opioids in the United States is being called out by investors for the company's alleged role in fuelling... [Read More]
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Olmsted County added its name to a growing list of counties preparing to sue pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids. [Read More]
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The U.S. opioid epidemic seems to be taking its biggest toll on the baby boomer and millennial generations, a new study suggests. Researchers found that... [Read More]
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A new study finds that patients who can legally treat themselves with medical cannabis stop using prescription opioids or use fewer opiates to care for... [Read More]
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Residents are invited once again to share their thoughts and learn how to turn the tide against opioid abuse at an annual drug summit early... [Read More]
They are joining scores of county and local governments alleging manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids are largely responsible for an epidemic of dangerous addiction. [Read More]
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Preliminary data compiled by the New York Times shows overdoses are now the leading cause of death of Americans younger than 50. Naloxone, or Narcan,... [Read More]
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The federal government will support new treatment options for drug addicts, including giving them prescription opioids or pharmaceutical grade heroin, backing quality testing of street... [Read More]
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A North Carolina county has filed a federal lawsuit against multiple drug manufacturers and distributors that it says are responsible for fueling the local opioid... [Read More]
Buncombe County has filed a public nuisance lawsuit against drug manufacturers and wholesale drug distributors for their role in the opioid epidemic. County officials said in a... [Read More]
Panama City is filing a lawsuit against five of the largest manufacturers of prescription opioids and their related companies. We sat down with two women... [Read More]
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DULUTH, Minn.-The St. Louis County Board unanimously passed a resolution today to start litigation against pharmaceutical opioid manufacturers and distributors. "Three primary manufacturers and three... [Read More]
According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 15,000 people died from drug overdoses that involved prescription opioids in 2015. [Read More]
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Prescription opioids have been used by medical patients for years as a source of pain relief. However, new studies suggest that they may not be... [Read More]
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New federal rule will require airline pilots, train engineers and truck drivers to undergo random tests for some opioids. [Read More]
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Jon McHann, 56, got started on prescription opioids the way a lot of adults in the U.S. did: he was in pain following an accident.... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump recently declared America's opioid crisis a "national emergency." Prescription opioids are prescribed for pain, but the medications... [Read More]
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Nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies from the George County Sheriff's Office to the FBI arrested 19 people today in what authorities are calling Operation... [Read More]
Dayton Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Nan Whaley is proposing to make community college free in Ohio and to impose a 5-cents-per-dose surcharge on prescription opioids.Whaley,... [Read More]
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