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Opioid overdose treatments like the Narcan nasal spray are supposed to be available in many places without a prescription.

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 owners, the billionaire Sackler family, have been accused of feeding the US's deadly opioid crisis.

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.

Federal prosecutors charged Ohio opioid distributor that sent 6 million pain pills to small town

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.
Mortimer Sackler and Jacqueline Sackler attend the Guggenheim International Gala on November 9, 2006. Mortimer and his brother Raymond co-chaired the company that developed OxyContin.

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.
Mortimer Sackler and Jacqueline Sackler attend the Guggenheim International Gala on November 9, 2006. Mortimer and his brother Raymond co-chaired the company that developed 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.