The 22News I-Team looks at the opioid addiction crisis through the eyes of those who once sold deadly drugs.
This announcement is coming after widespread criticism of the ways drug-makers market addictive painkillers.
The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors.
Police say they also seized large amounts of heroin, cocaine and opiate tablets, which are believed to have originated from the Sinaloa Cart…
New York is the latest state considering a ban on the herbal pain reliever “Kratom,” citing its opioid like effects and overdose risks.
The 22News I-Team combed through hundreds of documents from the state to find out why so many pills have disappeared.
Virtual reality, neural feedback and digital therapy are among five ideas to help solve the U.S. opioid crisis.
The city of Springfield is filing a lawsuit against pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors.
Baker says he understands the argument that the sites could help reduce fatal overdoses, but adds that he’s still “a hard sell” on the idea.
Among other things, the bill would allow police and medical professionals to bring people in danger to treatment, with or without consent.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno issued a statement Sunday night walking back his past statements on syringe access.
The legislation would authorize police officers and medical professionals to bring high-risk individuals to substance abuse treatment center…
A new interactive map shows how opioids are dispensed among VA health care centers nationwide.
The grant will help fund a pretrial program to give inmates who are waiting for trial medicine to help them stop craving opioids.
The city is seeking unspecified damages caused by the opioid epidemic, including the costs of medical care and treatment.
Concerns over the potency of powerful opioids has raised concerns of them being in court at all, even as evidence.
U.S. health officials have approved the first injectable form of leading medication to treat patients recovering from addiction to heroin.
Experts and local leaders were present to discuss ways to put an end to deaths from opioid overdoses.
In Massachusetts alone, there were almost 2,000 opioid-related deaths last year.
Most of that was attributed to health care and criminal justice spending, along with lost productivity.