Tag: Synthetic opioids

AP Interview: State AG pushes accountability in opioid cases

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has been a leader in the legal push to hold companies and individuals accountable for the U.S. opioid addiction...

Kelly Osbourne opens up about drug and alcohol addictions

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NEW YORK — Kelly Osbourne is opening up about her battles with drug and alcohol addiction, stopping by “Red Table Talk” to discuss getting...

Former nurse who stole fentanyl used in surgeries sentenced

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A former Connecticut nurse who stole fentanyl from patients undergoing surgeries and substituted it with saline has been sentenced to...

Arrests, seizures target Sinaloa drugs destined for Virginia

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A trafficking network that ferried drugs from the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico through California to multiple drug dealing organizations around the...

West Virginia trial puts spotlight on sprawling opioid cases

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A corner of West Virginia wrenched by opioid addiction is getting the chance to argue in a courtroom that some of the corporate giants...

Prosecutors in LA announce sweep in fentanyl overdose deaths

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LOS ANGELES — At least 11 suspected drug dealers face charges in Southern California that they sold fentanyl and other opioids that led to...

Data expert testifies at landmark West Virginia opioid trial

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A data expert testifying at a landmark opioid trial in West Virginia said Tuesday that the potency of prescription drugs sent...

Consultant: West Virginia city was bombarded with opioids

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A new analysis of opioids in West Virginia shows the city of Huntington and its surrounding county were overwhelmed with shipments...

To filmmaker Gibney, opioid crisis is ‘Crime of the Century’

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NEW YORK — Not unexpectedly given the subject matter, HBO's two-part documentary “The Crime of the Century” opens with a body bag. ...

US approves high-dose opioid reversal nasal spray from Hikma

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U.S. regulators on Friday approved the first high-dose nasal spray for reversing opioid overdoses. ...