Pharmacies shift blame to prescribers in opioid litigation.
Michigan reported 2,036 opioid overdose deaths in 2018, according to data from the Michigan Department of Health Human Services (MDHHS), and Governor Gretchen Whitmer plans to reduce this number by half over the next five years. The state received $17.5 million in federal grant money to take on the crisis, and recently announced its spending
An audit shows the Sacklers withdrew money from their accounts.
Wisconsin is awarded federal funding to combat the opioid epidemic.
Nevada receives funding from the Department of Justice to battle the opioid crisis.
FDA sends warning to company selling unapproved ‘opioid withdrawal’ drug.
Employees of several federal agencies, including the Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Secret Service will receive the same disciplinary measures for prescription opioid use as illegal use if taking opioids impairs their ability to perform job duties. According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inspector
Pharmacies will have there time in court next.
J&J’s Oklahoma settlement is reduced due to a miscalculation.