Tagged With Opioid Crisis

Walmart is suing the federal government in a preemptive strike against claims the retailer fuelled the opioid crisis by filling suspicious prescriptions


How a pioneering brain surgery helped a man who'd been addicted to opioids for 18 years find sobriety


Mother of 'Flash' actor Logan Williams said the 16-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose a week before his birthday



Pharma stocks plunged after federal prosecutors launched a criminal probe into their role in fuelling the 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