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Maine governor to hold summit on the opioid epidemic

Centre Daily Times - 8 minutes ago

K-9 unit tracks down $1.4 million of cocaine during a traffic stop

CNN - 2 hours ago

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis -- The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic. -- Peter J. Henning

New York Times - 6 hours ago

How Joe Biden's Policies Made the Opioid Crisis Harder to Treat

Politico - 6 hours ago

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds

Ars Technica - 8 hours ago

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis

Guardian UK - 9 hours ago


News 24 - 11 hours ago

Sports -- Athletes want WADA to drop pot from banned list -- Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday. -- Sports

USA Today - 12 hours ago

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons

Washington Examiner - 14 hours ago

Over 125 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey -- Turkish police seized yesterday some 127.1 kilograms of heroin in two separate operations in the eastern province of Van.

Hurriyet Daily News - 17 hours ago

5-Year-Old Brings Crack Cocaine To Preschool: Police

Huffington Post - 17 hours ago

Death of Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks renews discussion on opioid crisis

Former Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission member Patrick Kennedy on addiction in America.

Fox News - 20 hours ago

CBD may reduce drug cravings for heroin addicts, small study finds

The marijuana compound CBD, or cannabidiol, may help reduce drug cravings in people with heroin addiction, a preliminary new study suggests.

Fox News - 20 hours ago

Study: Children of Opioid Users More Likely to Attempt Suicide

Voice of America - 1 day ago

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signs opioid crisis response bill

Increased fees for drugmakers will raise $20 million a year for addiction prevention and treatment.

Star Tribune - 1 day ago

The Latest: Governor signs major elder care protections

The Latest on preparations for a special session of the Minnesota Legislature and other Capitol developments (all times local):

Star Tribune - 1 day ago

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance

Houston Chronicle - 1 day ago

Parents with opioids put kids at twice the risk of suicide attempts

Daily Mail - 1 day ago

New Study Finds CBD Could Curb Heroin Addiction

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

Organised crime gang members busted selling heroin and crack in Wales

WalesOnline - 1 day ago

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales

Guardian UK - 1 day ago

CBD could be effective in treating heroin addiction, study finds - 1 day ago

China’s ban on fentanyl drugs won't likely stem America’s opioid crisis

China's ban on substances that mimic fentanyl seems to recognize the country's role in the U.S. opioid crisis — but regulations will be hard to enforce.

Los Angeles Times - 1 day ago

CBD oil may help limit cravings and anxiety in heroin users, study finds

The team of New York-based scientists suggests CBD may have a potential role in helping to break the cycle of addiction.

NBC News - 1 day ago

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing

New York Times - 2 days ago

Reducing fatal opioid overdoses one county at a time

Boston Globe - 2 days ago

Actor Dennis Quaid says cocaine once consumed his life

Oklahoman - 2 days ago

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects immediate opioid trial delay

MAR 13, 2019 - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a request by drugmakers to immediately postpone the start of what is expected to be the first state trial in lawsuits...

Oklahoman - 2 days ago

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer

Oklahoman - 2 days ago

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows

A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, or CBD, over a placebo. CBD also helped them calm down and reduced their anxiety.

Gizmodo - 2 days ago

CBD May Reduce Drug Cravings in People with Heroin Addiction, Small Study Finds

A small study suggests that the marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD) may reduce cravings in those with heroin addiction

Live Science - 2 days ago

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel

Wired News - 2 days ago

Cannabis chemical CBD could reduce heroin cravings and 'save lives'

Daily Mail - 2 days ago

'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill...

Grand Forks Herald - 3 days ago

We must attack opioid overdoses with the same aggressiveness that we did with HIV | Opinion

Miami Herald - 3 days ago

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

Oklahoman - 3 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 - 4 days ago

Heroin den full of needles and used condoms found at children's football pitch

WalesOnline - 5 days ago

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

Oklahoman - 6 days ago

Police: 5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool

SF Gate - 8 days ago

Oklahoma judge rejects dismissal requests in opioid lawsuit

Oklahoman - 9 days ago

‘Crisis of masculinity’: How opioid epidemic hits men harder

Men are dying from opioid overdoses at a much higher rate than women. Officials around Vancouver are treating it as a ‘crisis of masculinity.’

Christian Science Monitor - 9 days ago

Norman judge rules opioid trial can continue

Oklahoman - 9 days ago

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

Tokyo Reporter - 10 days ago

Judge: Former opioid advocate can testify against industry

Oklahoman - 11 days ago

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages

Oklahoman - 11 days ago

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public

Oklahoman - 11 days ago

Cocaine deaths up in US, and opioids are a big part of it

Oklahoman - 11 days ago

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M

Oklahoman - 11 days ago

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims

Oklahoman - 11 days ago

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioids epidemic

MAY 8, 2019 - WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America's opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over...

Oklahoman - 11 days ago

Experimental brain implants studied as opioid deaths rise

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Experimental surgery gains support as opioid deaths rise

Chicago Tribune - 15 days ago

U.K. study finds cocaine-contaminated shrimp


Mashable - 16 days ago

Opinion: On opioids, other options for treating pain -- The opioid debate should focus on why we've used opioids and other drugs to mask patients' physical pain instead of fixing what's causing the pain.

North Jersey - 18 days ago

Oklahoma opioid settlement may help reframe views on addiction

Oklahoman - 21 days ago

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

APR 25, 2019 - Fifty-seven percent of Americans believe pharmaceutical companies should be held responsible for making the opioid crisis worse, according to a new poll by NPR and Ipsos.

Oklahoman - 28 days ago

Oklahoma City and 4 other cities seek clarification of order approving partial settlement in state's opioid case

APR 3, 2019 - Oklahoma City and four other cities have asked to intervene in the state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. They want to make sure a judge's order approving a $270 million...

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

State's opioid case transforms in surprising turn of events

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

Non-jury trial to decide Oklahoma's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

The Oklahoman to provide feed of opioid trial as court sets camera rules

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

Point of View: Opioid deal a win for Oklahoma

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

Point of View: Opioid settlement should be left to Legislature to distribute

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

Israel approves compassionate use of MDMA to treat PTSD

Haaretz - 3 months ago

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

Los Angeles Times - 6 months ago