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Cocaine Bear: The stranger-than-fiction story Ray Liotta came to Ireland to film

Irish Times - 1 hour ago

Schools, sheriffs and syringes: State plans vary for spending $26 billion in opioid settlement funds

The Columbian - 16 hours ago

Gang was shipping large quantities of cocaine from Liverpool to Pembrokeshire

WalesOnline - 1 day ago

Journalists Discuss Medicaid Rules, Opioid Settlement Funds, and the Public Health Workforce

Kaiser Health News - 1 day ago

Cocaine Bear True Story — What to Know About the 1985 Events Behind the Shocking New Movie

People - 2 days ago

'Hard to believe': Airline crew held in Dominican in eight-month ordeal returns to Canada -- Jailed for reporting stashed cocaine on the plane, the crew with Pivot Airlines were allowed to leave after prosecutors said they had insufficient evidence for charges

National Post - 2 days ago

The Cocaine Bear trailer looked demented – then along came Harry & Meghan

In a week full of wild new movie trailers, one seems particularly unhinged – and it doesn't star a rampaging, drug-addled grizzly

Telegraph UK - 2 days ago

FILM -- How Laura Poitras went from being holed up with Edward Snowden to documenting the opioid crisis

The Globe and Mail - 2 days ago

Cocaine Bear, a comedy starring Keri Russell and O'Shea Jackson Jr filmed in Wicklow, gets an official Trailer

Independent.ie - 2 days ago

Proposal would allow state-licensed drug injection sites in Illinois to fight an opioid crisis that has hit Cook County hard

Chicago Sun-Times - 3 days ago

State Plans Vary for Spending $26B in Opioid Settlement Funds -- The cash represents an unprecedented opportunity to derail the opioid epidemic, but with countless groups advocating for their share of the pie, the impact could depend heavily on geography and politics. -- More From This Series: -- Patients for Profit

Kaiser Health News - 3 days ago

Legalizing weed reduced opioid use in America's cancer patients

"With increasing medical marijuana legalization, marijuana may be substituting for opioids for cancer-related pain," a researcher said.

Newsweek - 3 days ago

MDMA could be approved for PTSD in the US by 2024

Daily Mail - 4 days ago

Millions of dollars to flow into region from opioid settlement with large pharmacies

Millions of dollars are expected to be paid out to Central Florida counties after lawsuit settlements were reached with Walmart, Walgreens and CVS regarding the opioid crisis.

Orlando Sentinel - 4 days ago

Sterling Elliott: As Illinois deals with opioid crisis, Congress can help expand pain management alternatives

Chicago Tribune - 5 days ago

Dozens arrested in crackdown on 'super cartel' that flooded Europe with cocaine

New York Daily News - 5 days ago

Police take down 'super cartel' dealing one-third of Europe's cocaine trade - video -- Record amounts of cocaine are being seized in Europe. Its availability on the continent has...

Daily Express - 6 days ago

Scientists modify a tobacco plant to produce COCAINE in its leaves

Daily Mail - 6 days ago

Baja California trafficking ring moved meth, fentanyl, cocaine throughout U.S., prosecutors say

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 9 days ago

Major pharmacy companies agree to settle in nationwide opioid cases

The Week - 1 month ago

CVS Health, Walgreen Co. to Pay About $5B Each in Opioid Settlement

Opioids, the powerful and addictive class of both prescription and illegal drugs, have been the cause for more than 500,000 overdose deaths over the past two decades including more than 80,000 in 2021 alone, CNN reported.

Inside Edition - 1 month ago

CVS Health agrees to $5 billion settlement of opioid lawsuits

In the lawsuits, governments said pharmacies were filling prescriptions that they should have flagged as inappropriate.

Chicago Tribune - 1 month ago

Opioid-related deaths may be dropping in Maryland, but experts say larger epidemic persists

Fatal drug overdoses dropped in the first half of the year around Maryland, including in Baltimore and five surrounding counties, reversing some of the jump during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, but they remain a huge problem, state officials told treatment providers and policy makers gathered this week in Baltimore.

The Baltimore Sun - 1 month ago

'We're not monsters': Man credits Seminole center's 'understanding' with opioid recovery

Orlando Sentinel - 1 month ago

Israeli drug maker Teva fueled opioid addiction in New York, jury finds

YNET News - 1 month ago

Israel's Teva reaches opioid settlement in San Francisco

YNET News - 1 month ago

How Albanian gangs took control of Britain's cocaine

Telegraph UK - 2 months ago

Israeli pharma Teva Pharm expects to start paying U.S. opioid settlement in 2023

YNET News - 2 months ago

A shipment of baby wipes turns out to be $11.8 million worth of cocaine

NPR - 3 months 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 9 months ago

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

Daily Mail - 9 months ago

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

Tokyo Reporter - 11 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 - 3 years ago

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

ProPublica - 3 years ago