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Increased access to synthetic opioids is one reason the opioid epidemic has gotten increasingly worse over the years.

People in the US are more likely to die from opioid overdose than car accidents, according to new reports

New data from the National Safety Council shows that opioid-related deaths are more common than deaths by car crashes in the United States.
Pharmaceutical companies still have increases planned for January of next year, in spite of President Donald Trump recently shaming Pfizer and others for price hikes.

Trump may have shamed Pfizer for increasing drug prices, but that isn’t stopping drugmakers from doing more of the same

Pharmaceutical companies are increasing drug price again this month, and they could be even larger than usual.
Cocaine accounted for 17.8% of drug-related deaths in 2016.

These are the new deadliest drugs in America, from fentanyl to heroin

The CDC released a report on the deadliest drugs in America this year. Fentanyl surpassed oxycodone for the top spot.

Duterte, whose war on drugs has killed thousands of Filipinos, ‘jokes’ about marijuana use

"I use marijuana to keep me awake," Duterte said in a speech.

Oklahoma is implementing a new program that only pays big pharma full price if their drugs work

In a move to hold drugmakers responsible for their products, Oklahoma's Medicaid program becomes the first-in-the-nation to implement a rebate program where it will only pay companies full price for the drug if it works as advertised.

Mylan stock dropped 7% after second quarter sales slumped

Mylan stock dropped over 7% after it released its second quarter earning report. The company then announced that it was to undergo a strategic review.

Regeneron’s CEO has been outspoken about drug price hikes, but one of his company’s drugs just got more expensive

Regeneron and other pharmaceutical companies have raised the prices on prescription drugs amid Trump's announcement of a plan to lower drug pricing.

These are the most — and least — reputable drug companies in the world

Reputation Institute ranked drug companies from worst to best based on perception from the US. Overall, public trust and rating of drug companies decreased.