opioid crisis

Bankruptcy judge to approve plan dissolving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma
OxyContin pills.
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Bankruptcy judge to approve plan dissolving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

John Oliver rages against the Sackler family and their OxyContin settlement
John Oliver
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John Oliver rages against the Sackler family and their OxyContin settlement

Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges, admits role in opioid epidemic
Purdue Pharma headquarters.
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Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges, admits role in opioid epidemic

Purdue's proposed settlement could be in trouble after it was revealed how much Sacklers profited
Purdue Pharma headquarters.
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Purdue's proposed settlement could be in trouble after it was revealed how much Sacklers profited

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy
OxyContin produced by Purdue Pharma.
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

Uncovered Sackler family wire transfers are raising eyebrows
Purdue Pharma headquarters
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Uncovered Sackler family wire transfers are raising eyebrows

Purdue Pharma expected to dissolve after reaching tentative opioid settlement
Purdue Pharma.
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Purdue Pharma expected to dissolve after reaching tentative opioid settlement

Top federal scientists warned about an opioid crisis in 2006. It's not clear why nothing came of it.
Surgeon General Richard Carmona
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Top federal scientists warned about an opioid crisis in 2006. It's not clear why nothing came of it.

Overdose deaths might be on the decline for the first time in 30 years
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Overdose deaths might be on the decline for the first time in 30 years

People seeking treatment for opioid addiction are often denied appointments
Buprenorphine, a drug that curbs urges to use heroine and opioids.
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People seeking treatment for opioid addiction are often denied appointments

Purdue Pharma's international wing has been implicated in an opioid corruption scandal in Italy
Purdue Pharma.
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Purdue Pharma's international wing has been implicated in an opioid corruption scandal in Italy

Young adults are being prescribed opioids at surprisingly high rates
Opioids.
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Young adults are being prescribed opioids at surprisingly high rates

Insys founder John Kapoor, 4 others, convicted in opioid racketeering and bribery scheme
Fentanyl versus heroin
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Insys founder John Kapoor, 4 others, convicted in opioid racketeering and bribery scheme

Federal sting reveals one doctor illegally dispensed nearly 2 million opioids over 2 years
Painkillers.
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Federal sting reveals one doctor illegally dispensed nearly 2 million opioids over 2 years

Purdue Pharma planned to profit off opioid addiction treatment as early as 2014, new lawsuit argues
Opioid tablets.
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Purdue Pharma planned to profit off opioid addiction treatment as early as 2014, new lawsuit argues

The nationwide opioid litigation movement reached its first major settlement
OxyContin produced by Purdue Pharma.
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The nationwide opioid litigation movement reached its first major settlement

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, reportedly exploring filing for bankruptcy
A bottle of OxyContin.
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Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, reportedly exploring filing for bankruptcy

Border agents just seized enough fentanyl to kill 57 million people
Fentanyl bags.
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Border agents just seized enough fentanyl to kill 57 million people

Organ donations are increasingly coming from overdose victims
Kidney Donor.
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Organ donations are increasingly coming from overdose victims

Court filing alleges Purdue Pharma family pushed aggressive, misleading marketing of OxyContin
OxyContin pills.
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Court filing alleges Purdue Pharma family pushed aggressive, misleading marketing of OxyContin

Mass opioid overdose leaves 1 dead, 12 hospitalized in California
Chico, California, police press conference
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Mass opioid overdose leaves 1 dead, 12 hospitalized in California

The opioid crisis has unexpected consequences for children
Pain pills.
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The opioid crisis has unexpected consequences for children

Sealife in Seattle is testing positive for opioids
Mussels.
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Sealife in Seattle is testing positive for opioids

Trump pushes for border wall to combat opioid crisis and 'keep the damn drugs out'
President Trump.
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Trump pushes for border wall to combat opioid crisis and 'keep the damn drugs out'

Is the Trump administration taking the opioids crisis seriously?
President Donald Trump speaking on the opioid crisis.
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Is the Trump administration taking the opioids crisis seriously?

Walmart introduces product that safely destroys opioids
Opioid pills.
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Walmart introduces product that safely destroys opioids

Americans' life expectancy dropped for the second year in a row, and experts are panicking
Life expectancy.
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Americans' life expectancy dropped for the second year in a row, and experts are panicking

Owner of Insys Therapeutics charged with bribing doctors to prescribe powerful opioid spray
Packages containing fentanyl.
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Owner of Insys Therapeutics charged with bribing doctors to prescribe powerful opioid spray

Trump makes rare reference to late brother in calling for end to opioid epidemic
President Trump.
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Trump makes rare reference to late brother in calling for end to opioid epidemic

White House says Trump will declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency on Thursday
Trump to declare a national health emergency on opioids
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White House says Trump will declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency on Thursday

Trump promised to designate the opioid crisis as an emergency next week. His staff is panicking.
A Fed Up! rally on Capitol Hill in September 2016.
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Trump promised to designate the opioid crisis as an emergency next week. His staff is panicking.

Trump voices doubt on his drug czar nominee, the lead sponsor of a drugmaker-backed opioid bill
Rep. Tom Marino
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Trump voices doubt on his drug czar nominee, the lead sponsor of a drugmaker-backed opioid bill

Trump's drug czar nominee pushed through a law kneecapping opioid prosecution, DEA officials say
Rep. Tom Marino
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Trump's drug czar nominee pushed through a law kneecapping opioid prosecution, DEA officials say

It has been 63 days since Trump said he would declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency. He still hasn't.
President Trump.
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It has been 63 days since Trump said he would declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency. He still hasn't.

One of America's biggest pharmacies just announced it will limit opioid prescriptions to 7 days
CVS logo.
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One of America's biggest pharmacies just announced it will limit opioid prescriptions to 7 days