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>"The Supreme Court will hear from two convicted pill mill doctors in cases that could have significant implications for physicians’ latitude to prescribe addictive painkillers."
>"The Supreme Court will hear from two convicted pill mill doctors in cases that could have significant implications for physicians’ latitude to prescribe addictive painkillers."
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"The nation’s three largest drug distributors and a major pharmaceutical manufacturer announced Friday that a supermajority of states and localities had accepted the terms of their $26 billion offer to settle thousands of civil claims _...Read More_
"The nation’s three largest drug distributors and a major pharmaceutical manufacturer announced Friday that a supermajority of states and localities had accepted the terms of their $26 billion offer to settle thousands of civil claims _...Read More_
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The Guardian: US could loosen some restrictions on prescribing opioids. >"CDC considers rolling back limits on which doses can be prescribed and for _...Read More_
The Guardian: US could loosen some restrictions on prescribing opioids. >"CDC considers rolling back limits on which doses can be prescribed and for _...Read More_
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"The agency threw out previous recommended limits on doses but encouraged “nonopioid therapies” wherever possible."
"The agency threw out previous recommended limits on doses but encouraged “nonopioid therapies” wherever possible."
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>"Filing involves Johnson & Johnson and three big distributors as attorney general for eight states and DC close to deal with Purdue"
>"Filing involves Johnson & Johnson and three big distributors as attorney general for eight states and DC close to deal with Purdue"
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"Hundreds of Native American tribes that have suffered disproportionately high addiction and death rates during the opioid epidemic agreed on Tuesday to a tentative settlement of $590 million with Johnson & Johnson and the country’s _...Read More_
"Hundreds of Native American tribes that have suffered disproportionately high addiction and death rates during the opioid epidemic agreed on Tuesday to a tentative settlement of $590 million with Johnson & Johnson and the country’s _...Read More_
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>"Accidental deaths soar among young people amid a proliferation of fentanyl-filled pharmaceuticals"
>"Accidental deaths soar among young people amid a proliferation of fentanyl-filled pharmaceuticals"
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>"More than 100,000 people died from overdoses in a single year – driven primarily by one drug"
>"More than 100,000 people died from overdoses in a single year – driven primarily by one drug"
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Community groups working to prevent overdose deaths are now paying up to 30 times more for the life-saving medication – at a time when more Americans than ever are dying from overdoses.
Community groups working to prevent overdose deaths are now paying up to 30 times more for the life-saving medication – at a time when more Americans than ever are dying from overdoses.
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A series of federal cases over the pharmaceutical industry’s push to sell narcotic painkillers which created the worst drug epidemic in US history.
A series of federal cases over the pharmaceutical industry’s push to sell narcotic painkillers which created the worst drug epidemic in US history.
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Even with the pandemic, there are still many buying drugs and overdosing on it.
Even with the pandemic, there are still many buying drugs and overdosing on it.
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David Sackler’s first and unsuccessful attempt to rid his family of blame. “OxyContin made the Sackler family billions—but now, after 400,000 opioid deaths, it’s made them near-pariahs, their philanthropy rejected. Citing “vitriolic _...Read More_
David Sackler’s first and unsuccessful attempt to rid his family of blame. “OxyContin made the Sackler family billions—but now, after 400,000 opioid deaths, it’s made them near-pariahs, their philanthropy rejected. Citing “vitriolic _...Read More_