Purdue Pharma and the Sacklers reached a settlement with Oklahoma totalling $270 million. The state claims the company caused thousands of Opioid deaths.
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Opioids change the way the brain functions at a rapid rate and make it possible to become addicted to heroin on your first try.
Former CEO of pharmaceutical company, Insys, pleaded guilty to bribing doctors to prescribe opioids. Michael Babich could serve 25 years in prison.
Lean is still a dangerous drug, though it has been glorified in pop lyrics. Codeine addiction can be just as life-threatening as many opioids if untreated.
Despite the ongoing opioid epidemic, the FDA has approved Dsuvia, a synthetic opioid that is 10 times more potent than fentanyl.
On October 3rd, 2018, the Senate passed an opioid package that contained several bills that have all faced contention in the past.