An experimental court in Buffalo steers opioid users into treatment instead of jail. The judge uses his own recovery story as an example.
A federal judge in Ohio will oversee at least 189 of the cases filed by local governments against companies that make or distribute prescription opioids
Decimated by addiction, its heritage at risk, the Cherokee Nation is trying to sue pharmacies and distributors. But it may be blocked from doing so.
The New York Times has been covering the opioid epidemic — from when it started bubbling up in towns around the United States years ago to now, as it decimates communities and families.
By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS July 13, 2017 RICHMOND, Ky. — Just 24 hours old, Jay’la Cy’anne Clay already was having a rough day. Convulsions rocked her tiny body as she lay under warming lights in the nursery of the Baptist Health...