Former CEO of pharmaceutical company, Insys, pleaded guilty to bribing doctors to prescribe opioids. Michael Babich could serve 25 years in prison.
In the final month of 2018, the CDC has released a report of the drugs that have been involved in the most deaths from 2011 to 2016.
Recently, the prevalence of hashtags has been coopted by online drug dealers selling everything, from #opioids like #OxyContin to the deadly #fentanyl.
Back in April, we warned of a growing synthetic marijuana outbreak. Now, another strain has struck in Connecticut and caused 100 overdoses.
More and more frequently, states have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers. It essentially comes down to two factors: advertising and distribution.
The latest overdose deaths numbers have been released. As one can imagine, the numbers across the nation increased. However, nine states saw a decrease.
A new synthetic marijuana outbreak has taken to the streets. It isn't illegal, and it won’t show up on a drug test, but there is a huge downside.