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# opioid-crisis - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

US jury rules that three pharmacies bear responsibility for opioid crisis in parts of Ohio
# Opioid Crisis
# Opioid Crisis

US jury rules that three pharmacies bear responsibility for opioid crisis in parts of Ohio

Wed 6:51 AM 22,516 Views 13 Comments

A federal judge will assess penalties in the case against the companies.

# opioid-crisis - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis
# Painkillers
# Painkillers

The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:10 PM 34,274 Views 15 Comments

The opioid crisis has claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the US since 1999.

# opioid-crisis - Monday 16 September, 2019

Pharma giant Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle US opioid crisis cases
# Opioid Crisis
# Opioid Crisis

Pharma giant Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle US opioid crisis cases

Sep 16th 2019, 1:57 PM 15,637 Views 26 Comments

The cases against Purdue seek to address the costs of millions of Americans sinking into addiction.

# opioid-crisis - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Pharma company that makes painkiller Oxycontin to offer over $10 billion to settle claims in US
# Opioid Crisis
# Opioid Crisis

Pharma company that makes painkiller Oxycontin to offer over $10 billion to settle claims in US

Aug 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 23,631 Views 31 Comments

Purdue Pharma said it “sees little good coming from years of wasteful litigation”.

Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics

Aug 27th 2019, 10:18 AM 29,432 Views 46 Comments

A landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson was made in Oklahoma yesterday.

# opioid-crisis - Monday 26 August, 2019

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay over $570 million in landmark opioid trial
# Opioid Crisis
# Opioid Crisis

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay over $570 million in landmark opioid trial

Aug 26th 2019, 10:20 PM 34,503 Views 36 Comments

A US judged ordered the healthcare giant to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis.

# opioid-crisis - Thursday 13 September, 2018

The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers
# Opioids
# Opioids

The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers

Sep 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 24,044 Views 30 Comments

The use of powerful painkillers has gradually risen in recent years.

# opioid-crisis - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Donald Trump has suggested the 'ultimate penalty' for drug dealers
# Opioid Crisis
# Opioid Crisis

Donald Trump has suggested the 'ultimate penalty' for drug dealers

Mar 1st 2018, 10:37 PM 42,373 Views 73 Comments

“We’re going to have to be very strong on penalties,” Trump said today.