Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Lawsuit Aims To Make Opioid Companies Pay For The 'Pill Spill'

WJCT NEWS-7 hours ago
Hillsborough County has joined the state of Florida in suing 14 opioid manufacturers and distributors, including Purdue Pharma - the maker of Oxycontin.

Veterinarians Say Pet Owners Are Hurting Animals to Get Opioids

Gizmodo-Aug 13, 2018
A recent survey suggests that some people struggling with opioid addiction might be turning to a tragically desperate method to get more prescription painkillers:

People deliberately harm pets to get prescriptions for opioids

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3-Aug 11, 2018
According to a study by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, people addicted to opioids are injuring their own pets, or even dogs not belonging ...

Why New York sued Purdue Pharma for fraud, deceptive marketing of ...

The Journal News | LoHud.com-10 hours ago
One key difference in NY Attorney General Barbara Underwood's lawsuit is that it claims Purdue continued to engage in deceptive marketing of its opioid ...

Florida's new opioid law: What you need to know

Orlando Sentinel-18 hours ago
When Dr. Pamela Trout, a pediatrician and a solo practitioner in Orlando, heard about the state's new opioid law, she didn't worry because she rarely prescribes

Fraud case slapped on pharmacy owner

The Tribune-Aug 11, 2018
Days after the sealing of Willmark Pharmaceutical Private Limited for allegedly manufacturing and selling banned drugs, the rural police have registered an FIR ...