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Tentative $161.5M settlement reached in WVa opioid trial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorneys for the state of West Virginia and two remaining pharmaceutical manufacturers have reached a tentative $161.5…

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Tentative $161.5 million settlement reached in opioid trial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorneys for the state of West Virginia and two remaining pharmaceutical manufacturers have reached a tentative $161.5…

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Naloxone helps prevent opioid deaths. Here’s how to find and use it

Over the past 20 years, opioid-related deaths rose 850% in the United States, reflecting the surge in addictions to narcotic…

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United Kingdom

Croydon pharmacist supplied dealer with drugs to create highly addictive opioid drinks

An ex-Croydon pharmacy manager has been jailed for selling the drugs used to make a highly addictive opioid drink to…

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United Kingdom

Deaths, ER visits due to opioid use jumped during pandemic, MLHU report says | CBC News

The number of deaths and emergency department visits due to opioid overdoses in London, Ont., jumped during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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Health

Idaho announces $119 million opioid crisis settlement

Idaho officials have announced a $119 million settlement with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors over their role…

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World

Kamini: An addictive, readily-available opioid that has doctors concerned

Health authorities have raised concern after several patients in Queensland unknowingly became dependent on kamini – an Indian herbal aphrodisiac…

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Canada

Ontario political parties promise help on opioid crisis as election looms

Article content PARIS — Ontario’s Democrats say if elected they’ll expand access to safe injection and consumption sites, increase detox…

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Health

Judge to decide abatement amounts in opioid pharmacy case

A hearing will begin Tuesday in federal court in Cleveland that will result in a judge determining how much CVSHealth,…

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Walgreens, Florida settle opioid costs lawsuit for $683M

The Walgreens pharmacy chain has reached a $683 million settlement with the state of Florida in a lawsuit accusing the…

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