opioid crisis

Threats of left-wing violence lead Dartmouth College Republicans to cancel talk on opioid crisis and need for border security

Threats of left-wing violence lead Dartmouth College Republicans to cancel talk on opioid crisis and need for border security

Citing concerns over left-wing threats of violence, the Dartmouth College Republicans indefinitely postponed a policy talk on the need for border security and New Hampshire's opioid crisis, NHJournal
Watch: Pete Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

Watch: Pete Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

During ABC News' 2020 Democrat Debate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, vowed to free all drug dealers and drug traffickers from federal prison in the midst of the opioid crisis.
This Is How Bernie Wins

This Is How Bernie Wins

I managed to find one person in Coos County, New Hampshire, who would admit to voting for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 primary and Donald Trump in the general. Don Couture, 79, is a Berlin native who
Bernie’s New Hampshire Juggernaut

Bernie’s New Hampshire Juggernaut

I managed to find one person in Coos County, New Hampshire, who would admit to voting for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 primary and Donald Trump in the general. Don Couture, 79, is a Berlin native who
Dr. Nicole Saphier: Trump's 'Strict Border Control' Helped Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths

Dr. Nicole Saphier: Trump's 'Strict Border Control' Helped Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths

Donald Trump's border security policies helped reduce deaths from opioid overdoses in 2018 relative to 2017, said Dr. Nicole Saphier.
Exclusive: Three Illegal Aliens Among Six Fentanyl Ring Suspects Freed by NYC

Exclusive: Three Illegal Aliens Among Six Fentanyl Ring Suspects Freed by NYC

Three illegal aliens are among six accused drug dealers who were freed from jail by New York City officials after their arrests for allegedly operating a heroin-fentanyl packaging ring out of a Bronx
New York Frees Six Drug Dealers Accused of Running $7M Fentanyl Ring

New York Frees Six Drug Dealers Accused of Running $7M Fentanyl Ring

New York's newly implemented jailbreak policy has freed six accused drug dealers who allegedly operated a $7 million heroin-fentanyl packaging ring out of a Bronx, New York City, apartment.
DOJ says a major health records vendor helped drug companies push opioids on patients in exchange for kickbacks

DOJ says a major health records vendor helped drug companies push opioids on patients in exchange for kickbacks

An electronic health records vendor was ordered to pay $145 million in damages and penalties for allowing drug companies to help create medical alerts in its software that push doctors toward
Ex-Pharmaceutical Exec Gets 5 1/2 Years in Jail for Pushing Opioids

Ex-Pharmaceutical Exec Gets 5 1/2 Years in Jail for Pushing Opioids

BOSTON (AP) — John Kapoor, founder of pharmaceutical company Insys, got 5 1/2 years in prison for orchestrating an opioid scheme.
Josh Hartnett Tackles the Opioid Crisis in 'Inherit the Viper'

Josh Hartnett Tackles the Opioid Crisis in 'Inherit the Viper'

The former teen heartthrob talked to VICE about his place in Hollywood and the devastating reality of America's opioid crisis.
Faux-Pork, Feral Camels, Police Dogs, and Sex Tech: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Faux-Pork, Feral Camels, Police Dogs, and Sex Tech: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

This week saw the comings and goings of another Consumer Electronics Show along with every oddity and wonder we’ve grown to expect therein. Amid checking out the event’s scores of other gadgets,

Nothing Saves ‘Inherit the Viper’ From Its Lackluster Take on the Opioid Crisis

Yet another ho-hum film that emphasizes the ugliness, immorality, poverty and crime of America.
Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

In November 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved America’s newest opioid, a formulation of sufentanil called Dsuvia. Sufentanil is the strongest prescription painkiller available—five to 10
Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

In November 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved America’s newest opioid, a formulation of sufentanil called Dsuvia. Sufentanil is the strongest prescription painkiller available—five to 10
This Year's Must-Have Wellness Accessory? Narcan Dupes

This Year's Must-Have Wellness Accessory? Narcan Dupes

As the opioid crisis continues, the anti-overdose drug manufacturer has agreed to release its patent on Narcan's nasal spray device, allowing other companies to make their own.

New York Attorney General Clears Path for Production of Opioid Overdose Antidote

“[M]y office will do whatever possible to ensure that there are no unnecessary impediments to the development of additional life-saving opioid overdose reversal drugs,” said Attorney General Letitia
NY Governor's Veto Outrages Activists Fighting for Medicaid Patients Who Need Opioid Addiction Treatment

NY Governor's Veto Outrages Activists Fighting for Medicaid Patients Who Need Opioid Addiction Treatment

Activists and lawmakers in New York are furious over a New Year’s Eve decision by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to veto a bill intended to make it easier for low income residents on Medicaid to
Study: Opioid Deaths Rise in Towns Where U.S. Auto Plants Have Closed

Study: Opioid Deaths Rise in Towns Where U.S. Auto Plants Have Closed

Opioid deaths sharply rise in American communities where multinational automakers have closed their United States plants, the latest medical study confirms.

Bankruptcy Judge Thrust into Spotlight in Purdue Pharma Case

It will be up to him to decide whether to approve a potentially $12 billion plan by Purdue Pharma to settle more than 2,700 lawsuits over its role in the opioid crisis that has killed 400,000 people

The Sackler Family is Angry About Their Name Being Removed from the Walls of Tufts

Robert Cordy, a lawyer for the Sacklers, sent Tufts a letter maligning the university for being unfair, but Tufts is standing by their decision.