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As Courts See Local Flood of Opioid Lawsuits, Litigation Strategies Can Vary By State

In Arkansas and other states, city and county associations have led a full-out charge against the pharmaceutical industry.

There’s no doubt that there are many state and local governments currently bringing lawsuits against drug manufacturers and distributors in hopes of seeking damages related to the opioid abuse epidemic. 49 more words


May is Mental Health Awareness Month

By Dr. Mark Leenay

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness.

That’s why May is a month to bring awareness to mental health issues. 406 more words


Eight rankings where Wisconsin's notable ranking is not a good thing

For worst repaired roads, small farm bankruptcies, opioid-related ER admissions, and five other categories, Wisconsin is negatively distinguishing itself among states. > Urban Milwaukee

Pendleton among sites for new methadone clinics

The Oregon Health Authority is using federal grant money to open more treatment centers for people struggling with opioid addiction. Experts say one of the most effective ways to help is to combine counseling with drugs that help ease the effects of withdrawal. 11 more words

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New Opioid Treatment Programs to Serve Rural Oregon

More Oregonians struggling with opioid use disorder will have access to treatment, thanks to Oregon Health Authority’s strategic investments of federal grant dollars in rural Oregon. 47 more words

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The Issues that Matter in NY CD-1

From: Steven Lupo  as posted on FaceBook:

I was knocking on doors for Kate Maguire Browning today. At one of the first homes I went to, a young woman answered the door. 353 more words

Fentanyl a growing concern for law enforcement as Alberta peace officer exposed to deadly opioid

Ahead of the long weekend, the Alberta Peace Officer Professional Association has a warning about the growing threat posed by opioids after one of its members was exposed to a vial of fentanyl. 439 more words