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Va. AG Herring sues Purdue Pharma, maker of Oxycontin, blaming it for opioid crisis

Lawsuit alleges company lied about dangers, creating the “deadliest drug epidemic in American history.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 27th, 2018

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma cuts remaining sales force

(Reuters) - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, facing a wave of lawsuits blaming it for helping fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic, said on Wednesday it had laid off about 350 employees this week including the remainder of its already-downsized sales force......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2018

More evidence that the opioid epidemic is only getting worse

The crisis is costing the U.S. more than $500 billion per year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2018

Johnson & Johnson"s Pharma Business Fuels Sales Growth

Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceuticals business helped drive sales growth at the company for the latest quarter but the health-products giant’s U.S. consumer business continued to struggle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 17th, 2018

Analyst: Opioid Legislation Likely Stalled In Senate Until After November Elections

The opioid epidemic is one of the most devastating trends in American households, with .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 14th, 2018

Highmark sees early results in war on opioid epidemic

Highmark last February announced a three-pronged approach to do its part to stem the opioid epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

GSK director sued by Massachusetts over opioid epidemic, FT says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 3rd, 2018

Justice Department Charges 601 Defendants for Health Care Fraud and Opioid Epidemic-Related Schemes

Doctors, nurses.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 29th, 2018

Market Extra: How the opioid epidemic is exacerbating a U.S. labor-market shortage

The number of people working or looking for work in the U.S. is near a four-decade low, and some experts believe that the opioid epidemic has played a key role in keeping a lid on participation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Production of Opium-Based Drugs and Cocaine Is at an All-Time High

According to the 2018 World Drug Report, production jumped 65% between 2016 and 2017. As the United States faces its own opioid epidemic at home, a new report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and C.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2018

Brainstorm Health: FDA Marijuana-Based Drug Approval, Pharma Innovation, GSK Shingles Vaccine

Brainstorm Health Daily: June 25, 2018 Happy Monday, readers--This is Sy. I was going to focus today’s essay on a striking statement from China on the opioid crisis--spe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 25th, 2018

Nearly Half Of All Millennials Know Someone Affected By Opiates

The statistics surrounding the American opioid epidemic are becoming more and more alarming with each passing day, it seems. Two weeks ago, we c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 19th, 2018

Opioid Crisis: Kentucky Attorney General Sues Walgreens for "Fueling the Opioid Epidemic"

The attorney general says the pharmacy chain failed to monitor how many opioid prescriptions it filled......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2018

Kentucky AG sues Walgreens for "dual role" in state"s opioid epidemic

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 14th, 2018

House passes Mass. congresswoman"s bill to ease addiction workforce shortage

A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week, as lawmakers considered a series of bills aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2018

Docs accepting pharma payments increased opioid prescriptions by 37%, report finds

New York doctors who accepted speaking fees, honoraria, meals and other forms of payment from opioid manufacturers started writing more prescriptions for the narcotic painkillers, according to an... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2018

Opioid epidemic is deadlier than the Vietnam War in "68, study says

Opioid epidemic is deadlier than the Vietnam War in "68, study says.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 7th, 2018

Pfizer Recall of Opioid Overdose Drug is the Latest in a Series of Shortages and Backorders

The pharma company expects supply to be replenished, but not until June 2019. Drug company Pfizer this week issued a nationwide recall of two batches of naloxone, a drug used to treat opioid ove.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 6th, 2018

Opioid Overdose Antidote Naloxone’s Recall Is the Latest Black Eye for Pfizer Unit Hospira

Pfizer's Hospira arm has been at the heart of multiple supply chain breakdowns. In the midst of an opioid addiction and overdose epidemic that appears to o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 5th, 2018

Opioid Overdose Antidote Naloxone’s Recall Is the Latest Black Eye for Pfizer’s Hospira

Pfizer unit Hospira has been at the heart of multiple supply chain breakdowns. In the midst of an opioid addiction and overdose epidemic that appears to o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 5th, 2018