May 27, 2019 | Recent NewsAs pharmaceutical companies prepare to square off with states and local communities in courts around the U.S., a growing number of state and local officials say the industry should pay to cover the cost of the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic. Read More.
May 27, 2019 | Recent NewsState and local governments say the prescription opioid epidemic is costing them billions of dollars. They’re suing big drug companies to recoup some of those costs. Read More.
May 24, 2019 | Recent NewsGov. Tim Walz signed into law Wednesday a plan to increase fees on prescription drug manufacturers and distributors to pay for a statewide response to the opioid epidemic in Minnesota. Read More.
May 22, 2019 | Recent NewsGov. Tim Walz has signed a bipartisan bill aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic in Minnesota. Read More.
May 21, 2019 | Recent NewsAbout 17,000 people die each year in the US from a prescription opioid overdose. Fifty million Americans suffer from chronic pain—one-fifth of the adult population—including 20 million who have what’s called high-impact chronic pain, or pain that frequently...