Florida News: Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Announces Action to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Jan. 12, 2019 Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody today, in her first week,…

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Attends Roundtable Discussion in St. Louis to Discuss Opioid Crisis

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — On Wednesday, Governor Mike Parson attended a roundtable discussion in the City…

WASHINGTON | Bloomberg announces $50 million to fight opioid epidemic

WASHINGTON — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s charity has announced a $50 million donation to…

WASHINGTON | First lady calls opioids ‘worst drug crisis’ in US history

WASHINGTON  — First lady Melania Trump is calling the opioid epidemic the “worst drug crisis in…

WASHINGTON | First lady to take part in ‘town hall’ on opioids

WASHINGTON — Liberty University has announced that first lady Melania Trump will participate in a “town…

WASHINGTON | US health chief says overdose deaths beginning to level off

WASHINGTON— The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of…

Delaware News: Long Term Treatment Continues To Be Need In Delaware’s Struggle Against Opioid Crisis

DE – With opioid overdoses and deaths continuing to increase, Attorney General Matt Denn on Wednesday…

Utah News: Attorney General, Sean D. Reyes, Brings State Opioid Solutions to the White House

Policymakers from 40 states and territories gather at the nation’s capitol to discuss best practices in…

Arizona News: Arizona Awarded $20 Million To Combat The Opioid Epidemic

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona will receive over $20 million to continue the efforts to combat the…

WASHINGTON | Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states…

VIRGINIA News: Harrisonburg Man, Richard William Mansfield Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fatal Mixture of Heroin and Fentanyl

Richard Mansfield Faces Possible 30-Year Federal Prison Term Harrisonburg, VIRGINIA – A Harrisonburg man, who sold…

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Urges Congress to Close Deadly Fentanyl Loophole

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, as part of a bipartisan coalition of…

Ohio News: Senator Rob Portman Announces Distribution of $26 Million in Federal Funding to Fight the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio

Portman Helped Secure the Opioid Funding in the 21st Century CURES Law Enacted in 2016 CINCINNATI,…

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Takes Steps To Fight Opioid Epidemic

CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel yesterday announced new efforts to prevent over-dispensing of opioids…

Tennessee News: Haslam Praises Commission for Creating Competencies To Better Train Future Prescribers on Pain Management, Addiction

NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently praised the Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education…

North Carolina News: NC Governor Cooper Takes Action to Help NC Seek $25 Million in Federal Grants to Combat the Opioid Crisis

RALEIGH, NC – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued Executive Order No. 48, paving the…

Chicago News: Mayor Emanuel Announces That 4,000 Residents Received Opioid Addiction Services Thanks To Fees Generated By Pharmaceutical Representative License

CHICAGO, IL – Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and…

Yale University News: Opioid epidemic responses overlook gender

NEW HAVEN, CT – Yale health experts warn that current efforts to confront the growth of…

Missouri News: Missouri’s rate of opioid deaths decreasing

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – While the 2017 numbers of opioid related deaths increased from the 2016…

Homeland Security News: DHS Officials Discuss Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON – On June 19, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials participated in a hearing titled…

North Carolina News: North Carolina Governor Cooper Announces $1.5 Million in Grant Awards to Combat Opioid Crisis in Communities

RALEIGH, NC – North Carolina Governor Cooper today announced $1.5 million in grant awards to 12…

U.S. Attorney General : The Sessions assault on the opioid epidemic

In less than 18 months on the job, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made significant…

Are the Opioid Epidemic Class Action Suits Making a Difference?  

More Than 60 U.S. Cities are now Suing Big Pharma over the National Opioid Epidemic Much…

Missouri News: Opioid Summit Compilation Released by the State of Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The State of Missouri released the following video March 13, 2018 with…

Missouri News: Missouri AG Hawley Leads Coalition in Support of Stiffer Penalties for Irresponsible Drug Manufactures

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, along with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine…

Iowa News: Iowa AG Miller supports stiffer penalties for irresponsible opioid makers

DES MOINES, IA — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined 38 state and territory attorneys general…

Mississippi News: Mississippi AG Hood wants stiffer penalties for irresponsbile drug manufacturers

JACKSON, MS – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and a bipartisan group of 38 other attorneys…

California News: California Attorney General Becerra Urges Congress to Pass Critical Legislation to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with a bipartisan coalition of 39 state…

Montana News: AG Fox Leads Coalition Supporting Stiffer Penalties For Irresponsible Drug Manufacturers

HELENA, MT – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, along with the attorneys general of Ohio and…

North Carolina News: AG Josh Stein Takes Leading Opioid Manufacturer Purdue Pharma to Court

RALEIGH, NC – North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein yesterday filed a lawsuit against drug manufacturer…