Prescription Pills Addiction

Drug companies shipped hundreds of millions of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say - CNN

Mon, 2019-07-22 14:15
Drug companies shipped hundreds of millions of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say  CNN

Drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and practitioners acted as street couriers and shipped "hundreds of millions" of suspicious opioid doses over 20 ...

After Years of Struggling with Opioids, This W.Va. Town Is Facing a Not-So-New Epidemic: Meth - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Mon, 2019-07-22 12:50
After Years of Struggling with Opioids, This W.Va. Town Is Facing a Not-So-New Epidemic: Meth  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Charles Glover doesn't mince words when assessing Clarksburg, West Virginia, the town where he was raised and still lives today. “It's not Clarksburg.

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? - Washington Post

Mon, 2019-07-22 08:45
Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it?  Washington Post

Data on harder-to-abuse OxyContin remains under wraps, raising questions about reformulation's effectiveness amid drug epidemic.

Federal Judge In Ohio Releases Trove Of Opioid Sales Records - NPR

Mon, 2019-07-22 03:01
Federal Judge In Ohio Releases Trove Of Opioid Sales Records  NPR

Documents released as part of the biggest opioid litigation case reveal more internal emails from drug industry executives voicing indifference to addiction risks ...

Report: Florida Pill Mills Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis - Insurance Journal

Sun, 2019-07-21 23:05
Report: Florida Pill Mills Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis  Insurance Journal

Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead,

A Community Ponders Role of Drugmakers in Opioid Struggle - Claims Journal

Sun, 2019-07-21 23:04
A Community Ponders Role of Drugmakers in Opioid Struggle  Claims Journal

JACKSON, Ohio -- The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this.

Drug companies shipped 'hundreds of millions' of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say - CNN

Sun, 2019-07-21 22:33
Drug companies shipped 'hundreds of millions' of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say  CNN

In 20 years, drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and practitioners acted as street drug couriers and shipped "hundreds of millions" of suspicious opioid ...

Take your meds, get blocked from housing: That's the message the addicted are getting - Cincinnati.com

Sun, 2019-07-21 19:54
Take your meds, get blocked from housing: That's the message the addicted are getting  Cincinnati.com

'There's no sadder thing than to tell a loved one that we have no place for them,' advocate says. But discrimination happens, even if it's illegal.

An onslaught of pills, hundreds of thousands of deaths: Who is accountable? - The Washington Post

Sat, 2019-07-20 18:06
An onslaught of pills, hundreds of thousands of deaths: Who is accountable?  The Washington Post

Failures abound at every level of the supply chain, from factory to pharmacy, a landmark lawsuit alleges.

Opioid deaths are down. But challenges continue. - The Washington Post

Sat, 2019-07-20 16:48
Opioid deaths are down. But challenges continue.  The Washington Post

AS THE 20th century came to a close, the United States faced many challenges, but a high rate of death from prescription opioid overdoses was not one of them.

The Four Ordinary People Who Took On Big Pharma - The New York Times

Sat, 2019-07-20 13:23
The Four Ordinary People Who Took On Big Pharma  The New York Times

They tried to warn us about the dangers of OxyContin. Almost two decades later, we're finally listening.

The Four Ordinary People Who Took On Big Pharma - The New York Times

Sat, 2019-07-20 13:23
The Four Ordinary People Who Took On Big Pharma  The New York Times

They tried to warn us about the dangers of OxyContin. Almost two decades later, we're finally listening.

New opioid data spurs widespread condemnation, calls for action - The Washington Post

Sat, 2019-07-20 12:16
New opioid data spurs widespread condemnation, calls for action  The Washington Post

Policymakers, media outlets and others react to newly public data that shows the sheer scope of the opioid crisis.

More than 29M pain pills flooded Oswego County in six-year period - oswegocountynewsnow.com

Sat, 2019-07-20 11:29
More than 29M pain pills flooded Oswego County in six-year period  oswegocountynewsnow.com

OSWEGO — Federal data tracking pain pills sold in the United States, recently made public after a year-long court battle waged by The Washington Post and ...

Florida 'pill mills' were 'gas on the fire' of opioid crisis - ABC News

Sat, 2019-07-20 11:15
Florida 'pill mills' were 'gas on the fire' of opioid crisis  ABC News

Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for ...

Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders - Washington Post

Fri, 2019-07-19 19:59
Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders  Washington Post

Two Ohio counties say in new court filings that drugmakers and distributors violated regulations by shipping suspicious orders of powerful prescription opioids.

Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders - Washington Post

Fri, 2019-07-19 19:59
Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders  Washington Post

Two Ohio counties say in new court filings that drugmakers and distributors violated regulations by shipping suspicious orders of powerful prescription opioids.

Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders - The Associated Press

Fri, 2019-07-19 19:52
Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders  The Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Companies that make and distribute opioids didn't abide by a requirement that they refuse to ship orders of the powerful prescription ...

3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic - The New York Times

Fri, 2019-07-19 17:24
3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic  The New York Times

Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.