It’s Not Just Opioids

Deaths from drug overdoses have recently multiplied in the U.S., to the point that overdoses are reducing average life span for several demographic slices of the adult population. Opioid abuse is being blamed as the main killer. Doctors’ narcotic prescriptions led to … Read More

28 Wisconsin counties sue prescription drug-makers to recover costs of fighting opioid epidemic

More than one-third of all Wisconsin counties sued several pharmaceutical drug-makers and physicians on Tuesday for fraudulent marketing of prescription painkillers that contributed to a nationwide public health crisis of opioid addiction and overdose deaths. https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/wisconsin/2017/11/07/28-wisconsin-counties-sue-prescription-drug-makers-recover-costs-fighting-opioid-epidemic/838205001/