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Court filings reveal consultants’ talk of a records purge during the opioid crisis, and shed new light on sales advice given to the billionaire Sackler family..
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In an admission that brought a resolution to the role of Purdue Pharma LP in the ongoing opioid crisis in the U.S., the pharmaceutical took a deal with federal..
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A NY attorney says Purdue Pharma's guilty plea "is a very, very important step" in addressing the opioid crisis but will never bring back the people who died...
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4.15pm: Dow slides but Nasdaq gains at close Tech stocks hit a new highs at Wednesday's close but the broader market retreated slightly. Ahead of the holdiays,..
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A new plea deal with the Justice Department is the second time the family-owned company admitted criminal schemes to boost Oxycontin sales. Despite their..
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1pm: Wall Street shares mixed Wall Street shares were trading mixed at mid-session, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 in the red and the Nasdaq heading higher, as..
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When it filed for bankruptcy last year, Purdue Pharma agreed to an innovative plan: It would make $200 million available immediately to help those those harmed..
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10.00am: US stocks mostly lower in early deals US stocks started the session mostly lower midweek, though the Nasdaq surged, after the benchmark Dow Jones..
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US stocks are expected to see a mixed open on Wednesday, the final session before the Thanksgiving holidays, with US blue chips having reached new all-time..
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Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, pleaded guilty Tuesday to three federal criminal charges related to the company's role in...
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Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty to three criminal charges, formally taking responsibility for its part in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of..
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The admission in federal court brought a formal end to a major investigation that resulted in a multibillion-dollar settlement between the drug maker and the..
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal criminal charges, formally admitting role in opioid crisis.
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Purdue Pharma is expected to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and kickback charges Tuesday.
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Dublin, Nov. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Conventional and Alternative Pain Treatment Markets" report has been added to *ResearchAndMarkets.com's*..
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*SHREVEPORT, LA / ACCESSWIRE / November 17, 2020 / *For close to 17 years, American Screening LLC has been supporting efforts to combat substance abuse and..
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Proposed settlements between the federal government and OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners cleared a major legal hurdle Tuesday when a bankruptcy judge..
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Washington Post columnist Megan McArdle was anxious to tell readers that drug development in the pandemic has been a great success story. After all, look at..
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LEXINGTON, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #backpain--Outstanding early clinical data reported by Intralink-Spine from Australian sites after COVID-19 shutdown. Results..
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The COVID-19 crisis has overshadowed an equally dark pandemic of opioid overdoses, which have risen sharply since March as the border closure and limited access..
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In an effort to claw back the public health-care costs incurred by the opioid crisis, Canada's provinces have filed a $67.4-billion US claim against OxyContin..
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In an ongoing effort to battle the opioid crisis, Kentucky House Bill 342 was signed into law on March 26, 2019.
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The number of times paramedics in Montreal and Laval administered naloxone to treat overdoses from June to October this year more than doubled compared to the..
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*SHREVEPORT, LA / ACCESSWIRE / November 8, 2020 /* For close to 17 years, American Screening Corporation (ASC) has been supporting efforts to combat substance..
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Opioids were responsible for 4,614 deaths in Canada, equating to about 13 lives lost per day, in 2018 based on data from the Public Health Agency of Canada, says..
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Opioids were responsible for 4,614 deaths in Canada, equating to about 13 lives lost per day, in 2018 based on data from the Public Health Agency of Canada, says..
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An ex-DEA agent says the opioid crisis has been fueled by the drug industry and Congress; and, the long, unconventional career of Donald Sutherland
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President Trump promised to end America's opioid crisis. On his watch overdose deaths flattened in 2018 then surged again to record levels.
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Retailer gets legal jump on feds amid questions over whether its pharmacies may have fueled drug epidemic.
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Opioid use in pregnancy has prompted new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics, aimed at improving care for women and newborns affected by their..
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A calmer presidential debate; Broadcaster cuts Pope's gay marriage comments; Walmart sues over opioid crisis; No, Virginia, there isn’t a Santa Claus; Tesla's..
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In a published opinion, the Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's ruling that CBS News did not defame a pharmacist in its reporting on the opioid..
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Walmart is suing the US government in a pre-emptive strike in the battle over its responsibility in the opioid abuse crisis. The government is expected to take..
on October 23, 2020 • WorldNews
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is suing the U.S. government in a pre-emptive strike in the battle over its responsibility in the opioid abuse crisis.

The..
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Walmart on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the federal government asking a court to clarify that the company and its pharmacists were...
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"Unfortunately, certain DOJ officials have long seemed more focused on chasing headlines than fixing the crisis," the company said in a statement.
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BENTONVILLE, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walmart has sued the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), asking a federal court..
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"No one should keep money they got by breaking the law," advocates say.
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York University's Langone Medical Center will strip the Sackler name from its biomedical institute following the Justice Department's..
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The federal government seeks to hold Purdue responsible for the opioid crisis linked to 470,000 American deaths since 2000.
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The company, which produced OxyContin, faces penalties of $8.3 billion. But families of those addicted are skeptical of the tangible benefits.
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Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker blamed for the role it played in the opioid crisis, says it “deeply regrets and accepts responsibility” and...
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Drugmaker Purdue Pharma, the company behind the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead..
on October 21, 2020 • New Zealand Herald
Whistleblower Joe Rannazzisi says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities -- knowing that people were dying -- and says industry lobbyists and..
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Purdue Pharma could pay up to $8 billion in the settlement related to the opioid crisis.
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The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay. Bill..
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Like millions of Americans, Diane Urban watched the first presidential debate last month at home with her family. When it was over, she turned off the television..
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Watch VideoThe company that makes OxyContin is expected to plead guilty to federal criminal charges as part of an $8.3 billion settlement.

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on October 21, 2020 • Newsy
HHS has identified 185 grant programs, including those that combat HIV and the opioid crisis, that could face cuts, Politico reported.
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Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges for its role in creating the...
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How has the opioid epidemic impacted Franklin County in 2020? Dr. Anahi Ortiz, Franklin County coroner: I’m just going to say bluntly, it’s been..
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Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it would contribute up to $1 billion US more to a potential settlement of lawsuits accusing drug companies of fuelling the U.S...
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SGB: A possible breakthrough treatment for PTSD; then, cops bring addiction counselor on drug raids to fight opioid crisis; and, behind the scenes on "Game of..
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A New Jersey drugmaker ensnared in the fallout from America's opioid crisis is seeking bankruptcy protection.

Mallinckrodt said Monday that it had..
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A powerful podcast, ‘Crackdown,’ is shifting the conversation on the opioid crisis by giving a voice to drug users.
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(Natural News) When it comes to America’s opioid crisis, which is especially problematic in states where cannabis remains illegal, the Sackler family of Purdue..
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- *Electromedical Technologies, Inc.* (OTCQB: EMED), a pioneer in the development and manufacturing of a..
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TELUS..
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