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NDLEA uncovers cannabis farm, arrests suspects with 3kg cocaine

Daily Post Nigeria - 2 hours ago

Cocaine and alcohol warning at inquest of Love Island’s Sophie Gradon

A coroner has issued a warning about mixing alcohol and cocaine after Love Island star Sophie Gradon died by suicide having consumed both substances. - 6 hours 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 - 10 hours ago

Lawsuit filed against grandparents of teen blamed in Plant High senior’s heroin death

Katie Golden was 17 when she died in 2017 of an overdose. Her parents filed a lawsuit against the grandparents of Titan Goodson, who is charged with manslaughter in her death.

Tampa Bay Times - 10 hours ago

FDA approves first generic naloxone nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

The life-saving medication that can stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose may prevent thousands of deaths.

NBC News - 16 hours ago

A Generic Version of Opioid Overdose Antidote Naloxone Just Landed FDA Approval

Gizmodo - 17 hours ago

Column: Give doctors the tools to fight the opioid epidemic -- Buprenorphine is proven to reduce relapse, physical and mental harm of opioid addiction, and the risk of dying from overdose. On a macro level, it is an essential medication for combatting the opioid …

Tampa Bay Times - 20 hours ago

International Business -- U.S. FDA approves Teva's generic nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

The Globe and Mail - 20 hours ago

Lawsuit filed against grandparents of teen blamed in Plant High senior’s heroin death

Tampa Bay Times - 20 hours ago

Amid Opioid Prescriber Crackdown, Health Officials Reach Out To Pain Patients

NPR - 20 hours ago

FDA approves Teva's generic nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

Generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Friday received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its ...

Channel NewsAsia - 20 hours ago

REVEALED: Moment Italian police find cocaine haul and gun stuffed in TOMB in Rome

Daily Express - 23 hours ago

Opioid makers seek delay in start of state trial

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

Opioid manufacturers turn to state's top court in effort to delay trial

Oklahoman - 1 day 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 - 1 day ago

Opioid makers lose bid for delaying Oklahoma trial

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

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

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

Working in background, lawyer reaps fees in opioid case

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

'White-coated drug dealers': 60 charged in U.S. illegal prescription opioid crackdown

Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including a doctor accused of trading drugs for sex and another of prescribing to his Facebook friends, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other drugs.

CTV News - 1 day ago

Boston Medical Center receives $89m federal grant for opioid study

Boston Globe - 1 day ago

US launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid overdose deaths

Channel NewsAsia - 1 day ago

U.S. launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid...

Reuters - 1 day ago

US awards $350M in research funds to fight opioid epidemic

Oklahoman - 1 day ago

'I couldn't save him': One US family's pain after a heroin overdose

News 24 - 1 day ago

Vet sentenced for implanting heroin in puppies as drug mules

News 24 - 1 day ago

Bulgaria seizes 288kg of heroin in truck from Iran

News 24 - 1 day ago

60 arrested across 7 states in Justice Department opioid takedown

ABC News - 2 days ago

One Doctor’s Answer to Drug Deaths: Opioid Vending Machines

Across North America, tainted opioids are killing people who use drugs. Vancouver’s Mark Tyndall says we should start dispensing safer pills using high-tech machines.

Wired News - 2 days ago

Nine sentenced to death in Vietnam for dealing meth, heroin

News 24 - 2 days ago

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

Miami New Times - 2 days ago

60 people charged in illegal prescription opioid crackdown

Among those charged was a Tennessee doctor who dubbed himself the “Rock Doc” and is accused of prescribing dangerous combinations of drugs such as fentanyl and oxycodone, sometimes in exchange for sex, authorities said.

Stars and Stripes - 2 days ago

Dozens of doctors in Appalachia charged in opioid fraud bust

Channel NewsAsia - 2 days ago

Nearly 60 Doctors, Other Medical Workers Charged In Federal Opioid Sting

NPR - 2 days ago

Navy sailors test positive for cocaine - 4 days ago

Why spice has become the new heroin in Welsh town and the communities it's wrecking

WalesOnline - 4 days ago

Cafe La Trova's Back Bar Celebrates Miami's Days of Neon and Cocaine

Miami New Times - 8 days ago

It's a metamorphosis put on super-stimulating methamphetamine - Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde. In a matter of days, Robert Ho...

Korea Times - 8 days ago

Oklahoma's public nuisance case against opioid manufacturers to be tried before judge

Oklahoman - 8 days ago

Claremore doc sentenced in opioid-sharing scheme

Oklahoman - 9 days ago

The famous Welsh street that was built by an opium dealer

WalesOnline - 9 days ago

US warns docs not to abruptly halt opioid pain treatment

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Film explores rural health care amid poverty, opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 12 days ago

Point of View: Opioid deal a win for Oklahoma

Oklahoman - 13 days ago

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects request to delay opioid trial

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Report: Purdue Pharma reaches deal to settle Oklahoma opioid case

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Oklahoma officials to announce settlement with Purdue Pharma in lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fueling opioid epidemic

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Oklahoma reaches $270 million settlement with opioid maker

MAR 26, 2019 - TULSA – The state of Oklahoma will receive $270 million as a partial settlement to its lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is set to announce...

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Local jurisdictions pay the price for nation's opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Oklahoma opioid settlement may help reframe views on addiction

MAR 31, 2019 - A $270 million settlement between the state and a major pharmaceutical company will provide a massive funding boost for drug addiction research and treatment at a time when opioid abuse...

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Family behind OxyContin denies aggressive marketing, its first legal response to claims about its role in opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 15 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 - 15 days ago

State's opioid case transforms in surprising turn of events

APR 4, 2019 - In a surprising turn of events, attorneys for the state of Oklahoma on Thursday dismissed everything but a public nuisance claim against opioid manufacturers and announced they will seek...

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Sony Music Artists drops Denki Groove's Pierre Taki after indictment for alleged cocaine use | TokyoReporter

Sony Music Artists Inc. has cancelled the contract of musician Pierre Taki after his indictment for alleged cocaine use

Tokyo Reporter - 17 days ago

Family behind OxyContin calls opioid suit false, misleading

Oklahoman - 17 days ago

Denki Groove's Pierre Taki to be indicted over alleged use of cocaine

Tokyo Reporter - 18 days ago

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

Oklahoman - 20 days ago

Anger, hope from families and survivors of opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 24 days ago

Party Drug or Breakthrough Treatment? -- Israel Approves Compassionate Use of MDMA to Treat PTSD

Haaretz - 2 months ago

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

Los Angeles Times - 5 months ago