White House: True Cost Of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 BillionThe White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or slightly over half a trillion dollars.
Arkansas Wants To Kill 7 Men With Drugs For The LivingWhen administered as their manufacturers intend, the three drugs Arkansas could use in lethal injections next week if courts allow the executions to proceed are key products of the pharmaceutical industry.
Trump, Christie Pledge To Combat Nation's Opioid AddictionPresident Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation's opioid addiction crisis, and he's tapped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to lead the fight.
Drugmakers Set To Gain As Taxpayers Foot New Opioid CostsPharmaceutical industry critics say the new types of drugs the companies are pushing to address the nation's ongoing opioid crisis boost profits while forcing taxpayers to shoulder the costs.