W.Va. Reaches $161.5M Settlement With Drugmakers Over Opioid Crisis

FILE – Nancy Rose, who contracted COVID-19 in 2021 and continues to exhibit long-haul symptoms including brain fog and memory difficulties, pauses while organizing her desk space, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, in Port Jefferson, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Attorneys for the state of West Virginia reached a tentative multi-million dollar settlement with two drug companies … Continue reading W.Va. Reaches $161.5M Settlement With Drugmakers Over Opioid Crisis

Walgreens To Pay Fla. $683M In Opioid Settlement

FILE – The Walgreens logo on the front of a store, July 14, 2021, in Cambridge, Mass. The Walgreens pharmacy chain has reached a $683 million settlement with the state of Florida in a lawsuit accusing the company of improperly dispensing millions of painkillers that contributed to the opioid crisis, state officials said Thursday, May … Continue reading Walgreens To Pay Fla. $683M In Opioid Settlement

Walgreens Fed Opioid Addiction, Florida Says as Trial Starts

A Walgreens store is seen in Chicago on Feb. 11, 2021. (Eileen T. Meslar/Reuters) Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. supplied billions of opioid pills to drug addicts and criminals, contributing to an addiction epidemic in Florida, a lawyer for the state said on Monday as a civil trial against the pharmacy chain got underway. Walgreens filled one … Continue reading Walgreens Fed Opioid Addiction, Florida Says as Trial Starts

Pharma exec gets a mere 66 months in prison for bribing doctors to overprescribe deadly, habit-forming opioids

Sunday, January 26, 2020 by: JD Heyes (Natural News) One of the worst drug epidemics in the history of America was caused not by small-time dealers and local pushers selling illegal substances on street corners, but by licensed physicians and primary care providers. Opioids have killed as many or more people in the 2000s as … Continue reading Pharma exec gets a mere 66 months in prison for bribing doctors to overprescribe deadly, habit-forming opioids

Big Pharma’s addictive opioids are causing the ruination of society

Thursday, December 26, 2019 by: Isabelle Z. (Natural News) Opioid addicts aren’t the only ones suffering from the drug. The crisis is now ruining society in ways that we are only beginning to grasp, and it’s all thanks to greedy pharmaceutical companies who care more about profits than people. For example, opioid addicts desperate for their … Continue reading Big Pharma’s addictive opioids are causing the ruination of society

VIDEO: America collapses into a pharma state; just like a “narco state” but run by prescription drug cartels

12/02/2019 / By Mike Adams A “narco state” is a nation where nearly every aspect of society — politics, law enforcement, media, etc. — is controlled by narcotics traffickers. Mexico is a modern-day narco state. America has collapsed into a pharma state, where all the most powerful corporations, regulators and government entities are beholden to pharmaceutical interests. … Continue reading VIDEO: America collapses into a pharma state; just like a “narco state” but run by prescription drug cartels

Purdue Pharma’s foreign affiliate now selling overdose cure

By CLAIRE GALOFARO and KRISTEN GELINEAU - today   The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its walls said. Some conference attendees were stunned when they saw the company logo: … Continue reading Purdue Pharma’s foreign affiliate now selling overdose cure

Drug companies reach settlement in opioid litigation: Report

Published October 21 Four drug companies reached a settlement to avoid going to trial that sought to blame them for stoking the nationwide opioid crisis, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Journal reported Monday, citing people familiar with the matter, that McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Corp., and Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd agreed to a deal. It … Continue reading Drug companies reach settlement in opioid litigation: Report

Drug companies have deluged the US population with billions of opoid pills, with some areas receiving 306 pills per person each year

By Strange Sounds – Jul 28, 2019 DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. And the results are horrific.   Between 2006 and 2012, 3 opioid drug makers and 6 distributors flooded the country with 76 billion pills of oxycodone and hydrocodone. These highly addictive opioid pain medications that sparked the epidemic of abuse and overdoses … Continue reading Drug companies have deluged the US population with billions of opoid pills, with some areas receiving 306 pills per person each year

They knew: Recently unsealed court documents reveal that makers of OxyContin purposely misled doctors and consumers about the strength of the drug

(Natural News) The opioid epidemic has been costly, there’s little doubt about that. With 47,600 deaths from opioid overdose in 2017 alone, the wave of death shows no signs of slowing down. And all the while, Big Pharma has been cashing out. Purdue Pharma, owned by the Sackler family and producer of the most infamous … Continue reading They knew: Recently unsealed court documents reveal that makers of OxyContin purposely misled doctors and consumers about the strength of the drug