Tagged With Opioid Crisis

4 healthcare firms just agreed to a $260 million deal to settle key opioids cases ahead of a trial


Opioid distributors soar after reportedly offering $18 billion to settle a swath of drug crisis lawsuits


Johnson & Johnson climbs after settling two opioid epidemic lawsuits, allowing it to avoid an upcoming federal trial



130 Americans die each day from opioid overdoses. Experts are asking why a lifesaving treatment isn't widely available without a prescription.


Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners may end up giving billions in OxyContin profits to communities harmed by the opioid crisis


Purdue Pharma is reportedly mulling an 8-figure settlement to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases — and it would plunge the drugmaker into bankruptcy



J&J was ordered to pay $572 million for helping fuel the opioid epidemic. The company's market cap increased $15 billion in response.


Opioid distributors accused of fuelling the national epidemic sink after offering a $10 billion settlement


Federal prosecutors charged Ohio opioid distributor that sent 6 million pain pills to small town


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


Non-profits, museums, and hedge funds: Here are the groups that have cut ties with the Sackler family over the opioid crisis


Elizabeth Warren is picking a fight with the billionaire family that is accused of deceptively marketing opioids like OxyContin



Elizabeth Warren proposes paying for an ambitious plan to spend $100 billion fighting the opioid crisis with her new tax on the ultra-rich


A UK drugmaker's stock crashed 80% after it was indicted for a 'truly shameful' opioid-addiction scheme


6 museums and universities that are rejecting money from the wealthy family that's accused of fuelling the opioid crisis


Google spinoff Verily is building a 'tech-enabled' rehab center in Ohio to treat opioid addiction



Opioid overdose deaths are highest in places where pharma spends the most on marketing, a new study finds


Health insurer Cigna is zeroing in on targeted communities in an effort to combat the opioid crisis


The FDA is sounding the alarm on the next group of drugs that could be abused


The first drug for opioid withdrawal has gotten the green light -- and it targets risky symptoms that others ignore