Last updated: January 23, 2020 8:11 PM

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The Bachelorette contestant Tyler Gwozdz dead at age 29

Daily Mail - 27 minutes ago

John Kapoor, founder of pharmaceutical company Insys, gets 5 1/2 years in prison for orchestrating opioid scheme

John Kapoor, founder of pharmaceutical company Insys, gets 5 1/2 years in prison for orchestrating opioid scheme

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 41 minutes ago

Former Southampton and Portsmouth midfielder Jhon Viafara extradited to USA after being accused of smuggling two TONNES of cocaine worth £21M

Daily Mail - 44 minutes ago

Sonny Grosso, Cop Who Severed 'French Connection,' Dies at 89 -- He and his partner broke the heroin case that inspired that 1971 film. After he retired, he became a movie and television producer and consultant. -- Sam Roberts

New York Times - 59 minutes ago

Former Insys CEO sentenced for pushing opioids -- The former chairman of pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics was sentenced to more than five years in prison for operating a scheme that fueled the opioid crisis. He was also ordered to pay a $250,000 fine. Anna Werner reports.

CBS News - 1 hour ago

Insys founder John Kapoor sentenced to five and a half years in prison for opioid bribes

Telegraph UK - 1 hour ago

Insys Founder Gets 5½ Years in Prison in Opioid Kickback Scheme

New York Times - 1 hour ago

Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years in prison for scheme prosecutors say helped fuel the opioid crisis

Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago

Insys founder gets 66 months in opioid scheme -- John Kapoor, billionaire founder of drug company Insys Therapeutics, was sentenced for orchestrating the scheme of bribes and bogus prescriptions by doctors. -- Nation

North Jersey - 1 hour ago

Pharmaceutical Executive Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

NPR - 1 hour ago

Opioid executive John Kapoor sentenced to 5 and a half years in prison for bribing doctors to push fentanyl-based painkiller

New York Daily News - 2 hours ago

Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioids

The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company was ordered to spend 5 1/2 years Thursday for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis.

Fox News - 2 hours ago

A role for employers in battling opioid scourge

Boston Globe - 2 hours ago

Insys founder John Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in prison for opioid scheme

The Globe and Mail - 2 hours ago

Drug company founder sentenced for role in scheme that contributed to opioid crisis

ABC News - 3 hours ago

Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioid

Star Tribune - 3 hours ago

Former Thornton mayor to lead opioid initiatives for Colorado attorney general

The Denver Post - 3 hours ago

Opioid Crisis Movie in the Works at David Glasser's 101 Studios

Hollywood Reporter - 7 hours ago

Ex-pharmaceutical exec to be sentenced for pushing opioid

The Columbian - 7 hours ago

Examiner Says Juice WRLD Died of Drug Overdose, Highlighting US Opioid Epidemic

Epoch Times - 7 hours ago

Danny Baker is hit by backlash over 'nasty' Twitter joke blaming Ozzy Osbourne's Parkinson's on '35 years' of cocaine use

Daily Mail - 8 hours ago

Juice Wrld died from toxic levels of codeine and oxycodone - 'confirming reports he swallowed Percocet to hide drugs stash when cops searched plane'

Daily Mail - 10 hours ago

Florida cities sued opioid makers. Now lawmakers might go after the cities.

Tampa Bay Times - 15 hours ago

Rapper Juice WRLD died of accidental opioid overdose:...

Peninsula Qatar - 16 hours ago

Ohio Jail to Tackle Mental Illness as Opioid Crisis Abates

Epoch Times - 23 hours ago

Rapper Juice WRLD died of oxycodone and codeine overdose, medical examiner says

The death was ruled an accident by the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

CBS News - 23 hours ago

Juice WRLD died of oxycodone and codeine overdose, medical examiner says

Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known as Juice WRLD, died after what police called a "medical emergency" at Chicago's Midway Airport last month.

NBC News - 1 day ago

Christian rapper TobyMac's son, Truett, 21, died of an accidental overdose, with fentanyl and amphetamine in his system, and had 'history of drug abuse'

Daily Mail - 1 day ago

As Canada fights opioid problem, meth threatens to deepen drug crisis

While Canada is preoccupied with opioid addiction, crystal meth is on the rise - and threatens to deepen the country's drug crisis.

CBC News - 1 day ago

Fentanyl, heroin overdoses in San Francisco more than doubled in 2019

San Francisco Chronicle - 1 day ago

Kurdistan Region forces confiscate over 130 kilograms of heroin

Kurdistan 24 - 2 days ago

How Philly plans to combat the nation's worst big-city opioid crisis in 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer - 2 days ago

Oklahoma ScissorTales: Oklahoma AG goes after opioid distributors

Oklahoman - 5 days ago

CDC drops its warning against vaping nicotine for adults

Daily Mail - 6 days ago

Huge drop in cases of young people addicted to heroin

‘Near elimination’ of new dependency cases in young people ignored in discourse, say academics

Irish Times - 6 days ago

Factory closures may have helped fuel the opioid crisis. Here's how

Los Angeles Times - 6 days ago

Former Addict Uses Skeleton 'Pill Man' To Spotlight Opioid Epidemic

Inquisitr - 7 days ago

Oklahoma appeals judge's $465 million order in opioid case

Oklahoman - 9 days ago

Opioid exec sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison

ABC News - 9 days ago

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter files lawsuit against opioid...

JAN 14, 2020 - Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a state lawsuit against three major opioid distributors Monday, accusing them of helping fuel the state's deadly opioid crisis by...

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in Oklahoma opioid case

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

State briefs for Dec. 14, 2019: $5.2 million coming to state to...

DEC 14, 2019 - $5.2 million coming to state to battle opioid epidemic Oklahoma state, local and tribal entities will receive more than $5.2 million in additional funding to help fight the opioid crisis,...

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

State appeals opioid verdict claiming $465 million award is not enough

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Oklahoma Supreme Court retains jurisdiction of appeals filed in state case against opioid manufacturer

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Johnson & Johnson appeals Oklahoma judge's opioid ruling

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Most US opioid overdose deaths accidental, 4% are suicide

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Australia fines Sackler-owned opioid maker over advertising

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Opioid-dependent kids' guardians seek to form class in suit

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Oklahoma reaches $8.75 million settlement with opiate maker

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Oklahoma doctors charged in separate opioid drug cases

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Opioid manufacturer Endo Pharmaceuticals reaches $8.75 million settlement with Oklahoma

Oklahoman - 10 days ago

Up to a third of opioid overdose deaths might be suicides, Johns Hopkins researcher concludes

A computer using a form of artificial intelligence looked at overdose data and found suicides may account for a third of cases where the drug user's intent was listed as unknown.

The Baltimore Sun - 13 days ago

Factory closures may have helped fuel the opioid crisis. Here’s how.

Economic distress, population flight and the loss of local sports teams, lunch joints and barber shops have hollowed out communities that were long solidly middle class.

Chicago Tribune - 16 days ago

Maryland receives $3.6M to address opioid crisis' impact on mothers, children

The Baltimore Sun - 16 days ago

Spencer Platt / Getty -- The True Cause of the Opioid Epidemic

The Atlantic - 21 days ago

Suicide and Unintentional Injury Much Higher Among Opioid Abusers

International Business Times - 28 days ago

The Opioid Timebomb: Victory for Standard on danger drugs labelling

Evening Standard - 1 month ago

States With Legal Marijuana Have Less Opioid Prescriptions On Average, Study Says

Inquisitr - 1 month ago

With opioid deaths still coming, Maryland starts search for new chief medical examiner

With the longtime chief medical examiner leaving his state post at year's end, officials begin search for new leader.

The Baltimore Sun - 1 month ago

Walmart Removes Santa Cocaine Sweater From Website, Apologizes

Huffington Post - 1 month ago

'Everyone knows somebody:' The ultra-Orthodox community's opioid epidemic

YNET News - 1 month ago

Inside Purdue Pharma's Media Playbook: How It Planted the Opioid "Anti-Story"

ProPublica - 2 months ago

Watch Richard Sackler Deny His Family’s Role in the Opioid Crisis — ProPublica

Sackler testified in 2015 in a lawsuit brought by Kentucky against his family’s company, Purdue Pharma, which makes the painkiller OxyContin. We published the transcript in February. Now you can see the video.

ProPublica - 4 months ago

Australia: Japanese woman, 62, accused of smuggling methamphetamine

Tokyo Reporter - 4 months ago

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

ProPublica - 4 months ago