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Societyone year ago
US DOJ sues Walmart alleging role in opioid crisis
The Justice Department on Tuesday announced it is suing Walmart, accusing the company of helping to fuel the U.S. opioid crisis by unlawfully distributing controlled substances at its pharmacies around the country.
US DOJ sues Walmart alleging role in opioid crisis
Societyone year ago
Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in opioids case
More than two decades after it started marketing OxyContin, Purdue Pharma on Tuesday admitted its tactics contributed to the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic that has been blamed for hundreds of thousands of American deaths.
Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in opioids case
Societyone year ago
Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges for US opioid sales
Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion.
Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges for US opioid sales
Society2 years ago
US pharma boss gets 5 years jail time for fueling opioid crisis
John Kapoor, the founder of US drug maker Insys, was sentenced to five and a half years in prison on Thursday for helping fuel America's deadly opioid crisis.
US pharma boss gets 5 years jail time for fueling opioid crisis
Society2 years ago
US auto plant closures tied to surge in opioid overdose deaths
Opioid overdose deaths have spiked in the wake of automotive assembly plant closures across the US South and Midwest, a new study suggests.
US auto plant closures tied to surge in opioid overdose deaths
Society2 years ago
Lawsuits accuse drugmakers of fueling US opioid crisis
Leading US pharmaceutical companies go on trial Monday charged with stoking the opioid epidemic that has ravaged American communities.
Lawsuits accuse drugmakers of fueling US opioid crisis
Society2 years ago
Sackler family earned $13 billion from US opioid crisis
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma steered up to $13 billion in profits to the company’s controlling Sackler family, according to U.S. states.
Sackler family earned $13 billion from US opioid crisis
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