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New federal data exposes how America’s largest drug companies flooded the country with 76 billion opioid pills in a seven-year period

New federal data reveals that America’s largest drug companies flooded the country with 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills in a seven-year period from 2006 to 2012, underscoring their role in manufacturing and distributing pills that helped fuel the nation’s opioid crisis. First reported by the Washington Post, the previously […]
New federal data exposes how America’s largest drug companies flooded the country with 76 billion opioid pills in a seven-year period
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A ruling is imminent on the legality of a controversial drug that’s used to treat addiction — but some have called it a ‘dangerous opioid’

Government regulators are expected to soon rule on the legality of a controversial drug called kratom, a representative at the Drug Enforcement Administration told Business Insider on Tuesday. While federal agencies have called kratom a dangerous opioid, advocates say it’s saved their lives. One thing missing from the debate about […]
A ruling is imminent on the legality of a controversial drug that’s used to treat addiction — but some have called it a ‘dangerous opioid’