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Tag: opioid crisis
Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal trial on theRead more »
Editor’s Note: This is the final of a three-part series of stories about how the opioid epidemic took shape inRead more »
(AP) — Lawyers suing over the toll of opioids asked a judge Friday to allow a structure for all 25,000Read more »
(AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he’s filed suit against eight members of the family that owns theRead more »
(AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, maker of the painkiller OxyContin, cast blame on victimsRead more »
(AP) — The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the firstRead more »
(AP) — The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors, bowing toRead more »
Local experts on the prescription drug abuse problem will be holding a town hall forum organized by Assemblyman Jim PattersonRead more »
(AP) — South Carolina on Monday became the latest state to accuse a drug manufacturer of exacerbating its opioid drugRead more »