January 17, 2020
Pharmacies facing an Oct. 13 trial are challenging U.S. District Judge Dan Polster's order to provide opioid prescription data for thousands of stores nationwide. They also insist that at least two of his orders have not complied with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
September 18, 2019
For the families of the roughly 400,000 Americans who have died of opioid drug overdoses since 1999, a legal drama scheduled to unfold in an Ohio courtroom next month may feel like a true shot at justice.
July 24, 2019
An executive at Dublin-based Cardinal Health, one of the nation's largest drug distribution companies, said under questioning recently that the business has no obligation to the public when it comes to the amount of prescription opioid painkillers it ships.
July 22, 2019
Drug companies shipped hundreds of millions of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say
Drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and practitioners acted as street couriers and shipped "hundreds of millions" of suspicious opioid doses over 20 years to two Ohio counties, according to a motion filed in federal court for the Northern District of Ohio.
July 18, 2019
A Warren County pharmaceutical distributor, two of its former top officials and two pharmacists could face up to 20 years in prison after being charged by a federal grand jury in Cincinnati for distributing millions of pain pills.
June 5, 2019
Massachusetts construction companies and labor unions held work stoppages at project sites across the state on Wednesday as their industry attempts to confront a high rate of fatal opioid overdoses among its ranks.