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130 Americans die each day from opioid overdoses. Experts are asking why a lifesaving treatment isn’t widely available without a prescription.
The antidote, naloxone, is supposed to be readily available at pharmacies in most states. But a report last year found that wasn't the case.
Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners may end up giving billions in OxyContin profits to communities harmed by the opioid crisis
The proposal would mark a departure from the fates of other companies accused of stoking public-health crises.
Purdue Pharma is reportedly mulling an 8-figure settlement to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases — and it would plunge the drugmaker into bank...
The settlement talks follow an Oklahoma judge's ruling against Johnson & Johnson in a similar case earlier this week.
J&J was ordered to pay $572 million for helping fuel the opioid epidemic. The company’s market cap increased $15 billion in response.
Johnson & Johnson's June regulatory filings revealed nearly $15 billion in cash reserves, signaling the company can easily pay the judge's fine.
Opioid distributors accused of fueling the national epidemic sink after offering a $10 billion settlement
The National Association of Attorneys General countered the providers' initial offer with a heftier $45 billion settlement.
The indictment says the charges were necessary to combat the company's profits from vulnerable areas that are the hardest-hit by the opioid epidemic.
New federal data exposes how America’s largest drug companies flooded the country with 76 billion opioid pills in a seven-year period
Nearly 100,000 people died as a result of opioid overdoses during the same seven-year period the US was being flooded with opioid pills.
Non-profits, museums, and hedge funds: Here are the groups that have cut ties with the Sackler family over the opioid crisis
Universities, museums, and nonprofits are rejecting members of the family and financial gifts because the Sacklers own Purdue Pharma and OxyContin.
6 museums and universities that are rejecting money from the wealthy family that’s accused of fueling the opioid crisis
Growing pressure on the Sackler family for its role in the opioid crisis has caused many institutions to reconsider millions in charitable donations.
Elizabeth Warren is picking a fight with the billionaire family that is accused of deceptively marketing opioids like OxyContin
Warren targeted the Sacklers while laying out her $100 billion plan to fight the opioid crisis, which she would fund with her "ultra-millionaire" tax.