Last updated: June 19, 2019 12:37 PM

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15-ton cocaine seized in US

Manila Times - 27 minutes ago

Opioids still needed for chronic pain patients -- Garrett Greene takes opioid medication for pain management and has struggled to find effective treatment.

USA Today - 30 minutes ago

Obesity leads to higher rates of long-term opioid use for chronic pain, study finds

Montreal Gazette - 1 hour ago

Ship carrying $1 billion of cocaine could have another 30 tons on board

Investigators in Philadelphia are searching a cargo ship, captured in what's being called one of the biggest drug busts in U.S. history. Officials tell CBS News there might be another 30 tons of cocaine on board, on top of what they've already found. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

CBS News - 1 hour ago

Massive Cocaine Bust Worth Over $1 Billion In Philadelphia Port

This year the U.S. authorities have been making "big busts."

International Business Times - 3 hours ago

Fifteen Tons of Cocaine Seized in Philadelphia

Courthouse News - 3 hours ago

Climber Adrian Hayes on a challenge harder than tackling K2

South China Morning Post - 4 hours ago

Ship carrying $1 billion worth of cocaine in Philadelphia could have another 30 tons on board

Investigators continue to search the ship in what's being called one of the biggest drug busts in U.S. history

CBS News - 4 hours ago

Feds Seize Estimated $1 Billion In Cocaine From Ship In Philadelphia

NPR - 5 hours ago

VIDEO: Christy Moore opens up on cocaine use that led to heart attack

Christy Moore discusses his own drug use, in an interview on behalf of #SaferFromHarm - the campaign to decriminalise people who use drugs. - 5 hours ago

Police seize over 100 kg of heroin in Van -- Turkish police seized on June 19 some 103.2 kilograms of heroin in the eastern province of Van.

Hurriyet Daily News - 5 hours ago

Live video: Day 11 of Oklahoma opioid trial

JUN 11, 2019 - Watch live developments of Oklahoma's long-awaited opioid trial.

Oklahoman - 5 hours ago

Cocaine user walks free as judge says 'you shouldn't suffer more than Michael Gove'

Daily Express - 6 hours ago

US authorities seize 16.5 tonnes of cocaine worth $1bn

Aljazeera - 6 hours ago


News 24 - 7 hours ago

WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine

News 24 - 7 hours ago

NJ health ranks low on suicide, alcohol, smoking; opioid use soars -- New Jerseyans are living healthy lives, but they need better access to mental health services, a new report finds. -- Health

North Jersey - 7 hours ago

Billion dollar cocaine haul among the biggest in US history

Sky News - 9 hours ago

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power in Opioid Lawsuit

Epoch Times - 9 hours ago

Over $1 Billion Worth of Cocaine Seized in Philadelphia — the Largest Drug Bust in City History

Tuesday's massive cocaine seizure is also one of the largest busts in the United States' history

People - 12 hours ago

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia

Reuters - 13 hours ago

Feds seize over $1 billion of cocaine in historic bust in Philadelphia, officials say

ABC News - 13 hours ago

Oklahoma's chief medical examiner discusses opioid-related deaths

JUN 18, 2019 - NORMAN — Oklahoma's chief medical examiner read out loud the investigatory narratives from about three dozen Oklahoma opioid-related overdose deaths Tuesday as the human tragedy of...

Oklahoman - 14 hours ago

33K Pounds of Cocaine Seized in One of Biggest US Drug Busts

U.S. authorities seized 33,000 pounds, or 15,000 kilograms, of cocaine from a ship at Philadelphia's port in what they described as one of the largest drug busts in American history.

Epoch Times - 15 hours ago

Opioid Trial-Day16: Afternoon Session

Oklahoman - 15 hours ago

The Latest: 2 charged in huge cocaine bust at Philly port - 17 hours ago

Federal agents seize over 17 tons of cocaine in Philadelphia

NBC News - 17 hours ago

Photos: Feds announce seizure of more than 16 tons of cocaine at Philadelphia port

Tulsa World - 17 hours ago

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use

Reuters - 17 hours ago

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port

SF Gate - 18 hours ago

Authorities seize $1bn worth of cocaine in one of the largest US dru…

Officials have seized nearly 16.5 tons (15 metric tons) of cocaine in Philadelphia in what has been described as one of the largest drug busts in US history. The massive bust amounts to more than

Independent UK - 18 hours ago

$1 billion of cocaine seized in largest American drug bust

U.S. authorities are calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.

Chicago Sun-Times - 18 hours ago

More than US$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in ‘one of largest’ drug busts in US history

Drugs were found in seven containers aboard the MSC Gayane cargo ship at the port of Philadelphia.

South China Morning Post - 18 hours ago

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia

Investigators believe the ship was loaded with drugs after it left its last port of call in the Bahamas.

NBC News - 18 hours ago

Feds: Philadelphia port bust nets more than $1 billion in cocaine

Stars and Stripes - 19 hours ago

Over 16 tons of cocaine seized at Philadelphia port in one of the largest drug busts in US history

Tulsa World - 19 hours ago

$1 billion of cocaine seized at from cargo ship

CNN - 19 hours ago

Founder of Shatterproof testifies at opioid trial

Oklahoman - 20 hours ago

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port

U.S. authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.

Peninsula Qatar - 20 hours ago

Opioid Trial- Day 16: Morning Session

Oklahoman - 20 hours ago

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

Opinion: Hospitals are a missing link in easing the opioid crisis

Boston Globe - 1 day ago

State opioid nuisance trial: Retired chief justice named mediator in dispute over settlement

Tulsa World - 1 day ago

Pierre Taki handed suspended prison term for cocaine use

Tokyo Reporter - 1 day ago

Opioid Trial-Day 15: Afternoon Session

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction

NPR - 1 day ago

Laurel: Arrest caps month-long probe into heroin distribution

Delaware State News - 1 day ago

The organised crime gang which ran city's cocaine supply

WalesOnline - 2 days ago

Can Marijuana Help Cure the Opioid Crisis?

New York Times - 2 days ago

Cities suing drug manufacturers for the opioid epidemic

Recovering opioid addict Ryan Hampton says the drug manufacturers have to be held accountable for their part in creating the opioid epidemic.

Fox News - 3 days ago

Architecture For Possible Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled

NPR - 4 days ago

President Trump's drug czar says opioid initiative is 'beginning to pay small dividends'

The Trump administration is committed to saving American lives, says Jim Carroll, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Fox News - 5 days ago

Opioid epidemic expert criticizes marketing statements made to doctors by drugmaker's sales reps

Oklahoman - 5 days ago

12 million pills and 700 deaths: How a few pill mills helped fan the U.S. opioid inferno

Soon after he took over as medical director of the Urgent Care & Surgery Center in eastern Tennessee in 2012, Dr.

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 5 days ago

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection

Ars Technica - 6 days ago

First Look -- Nebraska stands alone in holding back opioid lawsuit -- Nebraska's attorney general has fought the opioid crisis but hasn't yet filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state. With 48 other states already with lawsuits on the books and Michigan's soon to come, some question why Nebraska is opting out.

Christian Science Monitor - 6 days ago

Nebraska's AG is lone holdout in pursuing opioid cases

Oklahoman - 6 days ago

Former Miami Police Officer Gets 15 Years for Running Cocaine-Trafficking Ring

Miami New Times - 7 days ago

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy

Ars Technica - 7 days ago

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay $225 Million to Settle Federal Probes

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay $225M to Settle Federal Probes

Epoch Times - 7 days ago

Prosecutors say man was producing heroin at Vallejo home

SF Gate - 8 days ago

Marketing expert recommends $285 million marketing campaign to help abate Oklahoma's opioid epidemic

Oklahoman - 8 days ago

Is social media as addictive as heroin and love?

LIKE is a documentary that explores how social media affects our society through the eyes of users, parents and experts. The short film offers a wide-ranging perspective as it reflects on…

South China Morning Post - 8 days ago

Fintan O'Toole: Gove's cocaine use may explain his attack on the peace process

Irish Times - 8 days ago

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement

Oklahoman - 8 days ago

Making medical marijuana legal does not prevent fatal opioid overdoses, study says

A study refutes the idea that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

Los Angeles Times - 8 days ago

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise.

CNBC - 8 days ago

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds

JUN 10, 2019 - A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.Researchers repeated an...

Oklahoman - 8 days ago

Japanese national dies in airplane after ingesting 246 packets of cocaine | TokyoReporter

A male Japanese national who died aboard an airliner shortly after takeoff from Mexico City had ingested more than 200 packets of cocaine

Tokyo Reporter - 9 days ago

Amarillo Globe-News: Texas lawmakers on right track to rein in opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Crack cocaine abuse on the rise in Ireland

Irish Post - 12 days ago

Florida Republicans' THC Cap on Smokable Medical Marijuana Thwarts Voters' Will

Miami New Times - 12 days ago

New mothers with opioid addiction challenge rural hospitals, U study finds

Star Tribune - 12 days ago

Opioid maker agrees to pay $225M to settle federal probes

JUN 5, 2019 - WASHINGTON (AP) — An opioid manufacturer has agreed to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations into allegations that it paid kickbacks and used other illegal marketing tactics...

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

'Incredible efforts' chipping away at Oklahoma's opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Oklahoma opioid trial: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - Photo Gallery

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Trial in Oklahoma's lawsuit against opioid makers underway

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Testimony about death of former OU linebacker kicks off testimony in Day 2 of opioid trial

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

In Norman, eyes remain on opioid trial

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

The Latest: Hawaii sues opioid maker for deceptive marketing

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

More states sue opioid maker alleging deceptive marketing

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Heroin-related deaths increase in state, authorities reported

Oklahoman - 14 days ago

Opioid manufacturer's sales team targeted high prescribers of opioids for top marketing efforts

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Sackler foreign firm caught up in opioid probe

The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor.

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 16 days ago

Actor Dennis Quaid says cocaine once consumed his life

Oklahoman - 17 days ago

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects immediate opioid trial delay

Oklahoman - 17 days ago

The Daytona Beach News-Journal: A new weapon in opioid fight

Oklahoman - 17 days ago

American Arrested In Bali Faces Death Penalty For Selling Cocaine

International Business Times - 18 days ago

Addressing inequity in addiction treatment key to solving opioid crisis | Cidambi

While addiction has left no community in the country untouched, America’s poor have been the hardest hit.

North Jersey - 19 days ago

AP: Purdue foreign arm caught up in opioid probe in Europe

Oklahoman - 20 days ago

Attorney general blames corporate greed for opioid crisis as Johnson & Johnson trial begins

MAY 28, 2019 - NORMAN − Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter blamed Johnson & Johnson and its affiliates for helping cause the "worst man-made public health crisis in the history of our...

Oklahoman - 21 days ago

Attorneys make opening statements in opioid trial

MAY 28, 2019 - In its opening statement Tuesday, the state of Oklahoma argued that Johnson & Johnson and a group of affiliated opioid manufacturers knew its marketing of opioids was leading to...

Oklahoman - 21 days ago

Long-awaited opioid trial to begin Tuesday in Norman

Oklahoman - 22 days ago

Drugmaker Teva Agrees To Pay Oklahoma $85 Million To Settle Opioid Case

Huffington Post - 22 days ago

Teva agrees to $85 million settlement in opioid public nuisance case

Oklahoman - 24 days ago

FDA chief Gottlieb resigns as agency battles teen vaping, opioid crisis

FDA chief Gottlieb leaves his post as the agency wages a pitched battle against teen smoking and tackles complex CBD regulations.

CNBC - 26 days ago


News 24 - 26 days ago

After opioid settlement, lawmakers seek to clarify AG's power

Oklahoman - 29 days ago

Flashback: Actor Shintaro Katsu deported from Hawaii after cocaine found in underwear

Tokyo Reporter - 1 month ago

Majority of Americans say drug companies should be held responsible for opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

2 Chainz wants to put a THC tiger in your tank with his new cannabis brand Gas

Los Angeles Times - 7 months ago