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Michael Caputo: It’s time to stop China’s fentanyl

For the sake of millions of Americans, our nation must stem the tide of fentanyl as we end this opioid crisis. Continue reading

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Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking

U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year’s end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more. Continue reading

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Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis

The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America. Continue reading

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Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs here with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Continue reading

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Liberty Vittert: The opioid crisis is real but don’t punish patients with life-threatening pain

Our government is scaring good doctors from making legitimate medical decisions. Continue reading

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Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths

Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Continue reading

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Florida sheriff deputy revived with Narcan, 3 others recovering after exposure to drugs

A Florida sheriff’s deputy had to be revived with Narcan and at least one firefighter was given the overdose reversal drug on Tuesday after exposure to what officials believe to be fentanyl during a traffic stop. Continue reading

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Doctors eye deep brain stimulation to treat opioid addiction

The hope is that technology will extinguish the patient’s addiction, quite literally, with the flip of a switch. Continue reading

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Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis

Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic. Continue reading

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Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts

The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson’s. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai’s Ruijin Hospital, along with trials for opioid addic… Continue reading

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Melania Trump announces expansion of her ‘Be Best’ initiative with focus on child welfare and drug abuse

First Lady Melania Trump marked the anniversary of her “Be Best” campaign on Tuesday by announcing the expansion of the initiative and another international trip for the president’s wife.  Continue reading

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Former US drug czar says national focus on opioid epidemic is overlooking real culprit

William Bennett, the nation’s first drug czar, said Monday that the debate about the opioid overdose epidemic wrongly focuses on prescription drugs. Continue reading

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Opioid crisis helps explain rise in cocaine deaths: report

Cocaine deaths have been rising in the U.S., health officials said Thursday in their latest report on the nation’s deadliest drug overdose epidemic. Continue reading

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Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme

The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly addictive opioid spray Subsys. Continue reading

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West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages

Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country’s largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions. Continue reading

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Geraldo Rivera calls ‘innovative’ drug rehabilitation program at Florida jail a ‘real success’

Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday, in the second part of his series on addiciton, Rivera explained the “innova… Continue reading

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Geraldo Rivera to pharmaceutical companies: ‘They’re drug pushers in white coats’

Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” on Monday. Continue reading

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Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says

About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds. Continue reading

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Delaware latest state to push for opioid tax

Lawmakers in Delaware are pushing to impose a tax on drug manufacturers who sell opioid painkillers. Continue reading

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Indictment: Former pharmaceutical industry CEO ignored red flags as opioid crisis raged

Pharmaceutical industry executives were hit Tuesday with criminal charges stemming from the opioid crisis. Continue reading

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