Last updated: August 19, 2022 9:31 PM

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Octogenarian headed to Canada nabbed with five kilos of heroin in suitcase -- The woman, travelling from Malawi and Kenya through Warsaw, denied any wrongdoing and said family members had given her the suitcase

National Post - 2 hours ago

Finland's 'cool' PM denies using drugs after leak of party videos

National Post - 3 hours ago


The Mercury News - 7 hours ago

Philadelphia authorities find 41 pounds of cocaine on aircraft from the Dominican Republic

Dominican Today - 7 hours ago

It's a golden age for marijuana users in their golden years -- Many senior citizens are settling into a THC-infused retirement -- By Kianga J. Moore

Detroit Metro Times - 7 hours ago

Poland nabs octogenarian with 5 kilos of heroin in suitcase

SF Gate - 8 hours ago

Illinois Senate President Don Harmon, other pols keep taking money from pharma companies implicated in opioid crisis

Chicago Sun-Times - 13 hours ago

Octogenarian arrested with 5 kilos of heroin

ABC News - 14 hours ago

'Raising Lazarus' author on the fight for justice in the opioid crisis

ABC News - 23 hours ago

US pharmacy chains fined $1b over opioid crisis in communities -- 18 Aug 08:51 PM

NZ Herald - 1 day ago

Republicans block Evers spending plan for opioid settlement

AP News - 1 day ago

Man set fire to mosque while 'cooking' heroin in kitchen

WalesOnline - 1 day ago

Massachusetts lands $450M in latest settlement with opioid maker

Boston Herald - 2 days ago

Walgreens, Walmart, CVS ordered to pay $650 million in opioid crisis to two Ohio counties

The Baltimore Sun - 2 days ago

Federal judge awards $650 million in damages to two Ohio counties that sued pharmacies over opioid distribution

ABC News - 2 days ago

Pharmacies must pay $650.6 million to Ohio counties in opioid case

Pharmacy operators CVS, Walmart and Walgreens must pay a combined $650.6 million to two Ohio counties to address the damage done by the opioid epidemic.

CNBC - 2 days ago

Does smoking weed affect driving? It's complicated -- How quickly does THC get into your bloodstream after smoking a joint ― and for how long is evidence of weed consumption detectable in your body? These are crucial factors to consider before getting behind the wheel.

Deutsche Welle - 2 days ago

In Tampa Bay, Florida Republican Rick Scott unveils bill to fight opioid epidemic

Tampa Bay Times - 3 days ago

Judge rules Walgreens contributed to San Francisco opioid crisis

The Week - 8 days ago

Walgreens Contributed To San Francisco Opioid Crisis: Judge

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Walgreens can be held responsible for over-dispensing highly addictive drugs for years without proper oversight.

Huffington Post - 9 days ago

Rapidly rising deaths involving cocaine contributes to Wales' deadliest-ever year for drugs

WalesOnline - 13 days ago

Britain's cocaine epidemic laid bare: Drug deaths hit record high with coke fatalities up 7-FOLD in decade as experts blame Covid lockdowns for fuelling addiction crisis and middle class's love for 'gear' (which is delivered quicker than pizza!)

Daily Mail - 16 days ago

Israel's Teva reaches proposed $4.35 bln settlement of U.S. opioid lawsuits

YNET News - 23 days ago

Israel's Teva reaches opioid settlement in San Francisco

Company to pay 25 million dollars in cash and 20 million in supplies for overdose-reversal drugs after charges it fueled opioid epidemic but does not admit responsibility; hopes to settle U.S. nation liability by end of year

YNET News - 1 month ago

Drug distributors win key federal opioid trial in hard-hit West Virginia county

The Week - 1 month ago

Inside Purdue Pharma’s Media Playbook: How It Planted the Opioid “Anti-Story”

OxyContin’s makers delayed the reckoning for their role in the opioid crisis by funding think tanks, placing friendly experts on leading outlets, and deterring or challenging negative coverage.

ProPublica - 2 months ago

New Documents Show How Drug Companies Targeted Doctors to Increase Opioid Prescriptions

A trove of documents published as part of a legal settlement offers an unvarnished look inside the financial relationships between pharmaceutical companies and the medical community — from the perspective of drug companies themselves.

ProPublica - 3 months ago

I've seen the ruined lives behind the cocaine habits of the dinner party set who love to brag about their ethical values, writes HARRIET SERGEANT

Daily Mail - 5 months ago

Heroin addict babies, leeches, dodgy spivs? Come on, nurse - it's meant to be Christmas!

Daily Mail - 5 months ago

4 Olympic Games staffers from U.S. and U.K. arrested for using cocaine

Tokyo Reporter - 7 months ago

We Are Releasing the Full Video of Richard Sackler's Testimony About Purdue Pharma and the Opioid Crisis

ProPublica - 1 year ago

Opioid Overdoses Keep Surging in Chicago, Killing Black People on the West Side

ProPublica - 2 years ago

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

ProPublica - 2 years ago

Attorneys General in 37 States Urge Insurance Industry to Do More to Curb Opioid Epidemic

ProPublica - 2 years ago

Senator Calls on Insurers to Improve Access to Non-Opioid Pain Treatments

ProPublica - 2 years ago

Pressure Mounts on Insurance Companies to Consider Their Role in Opioid Epidemic

ProPublica - 2 years ago

Opioid Makers, Blamed for Overdose Epidemic, Cut Back on Marketing Payments to Doctors

ProPublica - 2 years ago

Watch Richard Sackler Deny His Family's Role in the Opioid Crisis

ProPublica - 2 years ago

How Has the "Crack Cocaine of Gambling" Affected Illinois? The State Hasn't Bothered to Check.

ProPublica - 2 years ago