Fentanyl is prescribed in anesthesia or pain management but in much lower doses than the fentanyl-laced pills on the streets.
The Justice Department is suing Walmart, alleging the company unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies, helping to fuel the opioid crisis in America.
More than two decades after it started marketing OxyContin, Purdue Pharma on Tuesday admitted its tactics contributed…
The Department of Justice has announced an $8 billion settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin.
U.S. Attorney Peter M. McCoy Jr. announced that the District of South Carolina is the recipient of more than $2.5 million in grants from the Department of Justice to fight drug abuse and addiction in the state. These grants come as a part of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs which are providing over $341 million across the nation to combat addiction.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released a health advisory yesterday containing the preventative strategies for drug prescribers and prescription drug dispeners to combat the high number of opioid overdoses reported during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Major drug distributors and a manufacturer agreed to a tentative settlement hours before a landmark opioid trial in Ohio.
(ABC News)- Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing was anticipated before and after the tentative deal, which could be worth up to $12…
The three companies: McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health, Amerisource Bergen Drug Corporation
South Carolina is stepping up its efforts to combat the opioid crisis.
The South Carolina Attorney General's office filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, Tuesday.
The South Carolina Attorney General’s office filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, Tuesday.