Tag Archives: Opioid

A Small Town Louisiana Lawsuit Could Pose A Major Threat To Opioid Manufacturers

Facing a national opioid crisis showing few signs of abating, victims of the epidemic and government officials have increasingly sought to bring direct legal action against opioid manufacturers. An ongoing federal lawsuit in Ohio has grabbed national headlines, but a small parish filing in Louisiana made possible in part by the state’s unique civil… Health

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South Park Used Nursing Homes and a Killer Mike Rap to Hilariously Illustrate the Opioid Crisis

In the 21 years since OxyContin was introduced by the pharmaceutical industry, more than 200 thousand people have overdosed on the drug and other painkillers in the United States. And thousands more have died after transitioning from a prescription opioid to a street drug like heroin. It’s a dire public health crisis, and one that has largely bee… Entertainment – ...

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