Tag Archives: Opioid

Drugmakers Endo, Allergan agree to $15 million in settlements in major opioid case

(Reuters) – Endo International Plc (ENDP.O) and Allergan Plc (AGN.N) have agreed to pay $ 15 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of several opioid based medication at a pharmacy… Read More »

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

A patient enters a new Knox medical marijuana dispensary on April 16, 2019 in Casselberry, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images More Americans are turning to marijuana to treat health issues, but if you think legalizing medical weed will shrink the number of opioid-related deaths in the United States, think again. Lawmakers and… Read More »