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  1. Opioid Addiction Increases Likelihood of Death by 10 Times Among...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | Newswise

    People who are addicted to opioids and receiving their medical care in a general health care setting were more than 10 times as likely to die during a four-year period than people without substance abuse problems, UCLA researchers have found. The new study, published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, suggests that health care systems should have better infrastructure and training for primary care physicians to diagnose and treat opioid use disorder, a condition that includes addiction to both prescription and illicit opioids.

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  2. Juveniles charged with drug crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | The News

    Two male students from Hemingway Middle School have been referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice after allegedly having drugs on campus. According to Hemingway Police Chief Bryan Todd, the 13- and 14-year-olds are facing several charges in connection to the March 29, incident that took place at the school.

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  3. The entrance of the Paisley Park compound.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | News 88.9 KNPR

    The problem was that Prince, a control freak, didn't leave a will. He didn't even have a cause of death - initial reports suggested an overdose of fentanyl, and recently unsealed affidavits and search warrants revealed painkillers were scattered throughout his Paisley Park home and studio.

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  4. Prince's Posthumous Year In Business Was Full Of Weirdos And ChaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | National Public Radio

    The problem was that Prince, a control freak, didn't leave a will. He didn't even have a cause of death - initial reports suggested an overdose of fentanyl, and recently unsealed affidavits and search warrants revealed painkillers were scattered throughout his Paisley Park home and studio.

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  5. Opioid addiction increases likelihood of death tenfold in general healthcare settingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | EurekAlert!

    People who are addicted to opioids and receiving their medical care in a general health care setting were more than 10 times as likely to die during a four-year period than people without substance abuse problems, UCLA researchers have found. The new study, published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine , suggests that health care systems should have better infrastructure and training for primary care physicians to diagnose and treat opioid use disorder, a condition that includes addiction to both prescription and illicit opioids. 2 comments

  6. State of Hawai v. Vicente Kotekapika HilarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | FindLaw

    Defendant-Appellant Vicente Kotekapika Hilario appeals from the July 25, 2013 Judgment of Conviction and Sentence for Murder in the First Degree in violation of Hawaii Revised Statutes A 707-701 and Bribery of a Witness in violation of HRS A 710-1070 entered by the Circuit Court of the Fifth Circuit 1 . We consider two points of error raised by Hilario.

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  7. Another tale from the PulitzersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    A Facebook post by a friend of mine reminded me that there was another Pulitzer Prize winner I wanted to mention last week. My friend had posted a question after reading recent reports that the artist formerly and again known as Prince managed to hide his apparent addiction to opioid painkillers by putting them in aspirin and vitamin bottles.

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  8. Illinois prosecutor files lawsuit against opioid drugmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Thursday, St. Clair County State's Attorney, Brendan Kelly, filled a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and Abbott Laboratories. The companies made and sold powerful painkillers.

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  9. Cherokee Nation sues opioid wholesalers, retailers for abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Cherokee Nation sued distributors and retailers of opioid medications on Thursday, alleging the companies have contributed to "an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse" within the tribe and have not done enough to prevent tribal members from acquiring illegally prescribed opioid painkillers. It is the first time an Indian nation has filed suit against companies for the damage done by powerful pain pills such as oxycodone and hydrocodone.

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  10. Is medical marijuana the solution to America's spiraling opioid crisis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Hill

    According to recent data, a combined 33,091 overdose deaths relating to prescription pain relievers and heroin occurred in 2015. While communities in states across the nation continue to grapple with what public health officials have deemed "the worst drug crisis in American history," some states are experimenting with a provocative solution: pain relief through marijuana.

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  11. Cherokee Nation sues drug firms, retailers for flooding communities...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation opened a new line of attack against the pharmaceutical industry Thursday, filing a lawsuit in tribal court that accuses the nation's six top drug distributors and pharmacies of flooding communities in Oklahoma with hundreds of millions of highly addictive pain pills. The suit alleges that the companies violated sovereign Cherokee laws by failing to prevent the diversion of pain pills to the black market, profiting from the growing opioid epidemic and decimating communities across the nation's 14 counties in the state.

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  12. Southern Illinois County Suing Manufacturers Of Opioid PainkillersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of the well-known pain-reliever Oxycontin, is a plaintiff in a lawsuit that alleges the company pushed prescriptions pain pills despite serious health risks. St. Clair County, which covers East St. Louis, claims it is in the center of an opioid addiction epidemic that has plagued the Midwest, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in state court.

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  13. Guilty Verdict in Child Overdose DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A jury found Victor Hare, 61, of Point Township, guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the young boy he was supposed to be watching. Hare was found guilty of giving a fatal dose of oxycodone to a 9-year-old boy back in 2014.

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  14. Cherokee Nation Sues Opioid DistributorsBy Olivia MesserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Daily Beast

    The tribe's lawyers claim that the companies "consciously oversupplied" the market in and around Cherokee Nation with highly-addictive prescription opioids. The Cherokee Nation has filed a lawsuit in tribal court accusing the country's top pharmacies and drug distributors of pumping its 14 counties in northeastern Oklahoma with highly addictive pain pills, endangering its citizens.

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  15. Here's how common drug overdoses are in your stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A scourge of fatal drug overdoses, most of them from opioid painkillers like Vicodin and OxyContin, has hit parts of the United States in recent years. Using data compiled in 1999, 2005, 2014, and 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created a series of maps showing how these overdose death rates have shifted across the country.

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  16. Cherokee Nation sues drug firms, retailers for flooding communities with opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation opened a new line of attack against the pharmaceutical industry Thursday, filing a lawsuit in tribal court that accuses the nation's six top drug distributors and pharmacies of flooding communities in Oklahoma with hundreds of millions of highly addictive pain pills. The suit alleges that the companies violated sovereign Cherokee laws by failing to prevent the diversion of pain pills to the black market, profiting from the growing opioid epidemic and decimating communities across the nation's 14 counties in the state.

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  17. No one can take the Beauty out of Angaleena PresleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Cincinnati.com

    No one can take the Beauty out of Angaleena Presley Angaleena Presley doesn't spend a lot of time beatin' around the bush. She just sings her mind.

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  18. Nation & WorldPoll: Marijuana safer than opioids, but moms shouldn't useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | WTVC

    Americans think it's safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according to a new Yahoo/Marist poll released Monday. Two-thirds of the respondents in the telephone survey said opioid drugs such as Vicodin or OxyContin are "riskier" to use than pot, even when the pain pills are prescribed by a doctor.

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  19. Prince kept opioids in aspirin bottles to hide his addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    A few days before Prince's accidental and fatal overdose , a doctor prescribed him oxycodone under a friend's name to protect the late musician's privacy, according to an affidavit unsealed yesterday, reports BuzzFeed News. Unsealed court documents have revealed Prince was prescribed pain medication under a friend's name and was in a relationship with a former contestant on The Voice , as the anniversary of his death approaches.

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  20. Two people die every day in Ontario of opioid-related causes, research showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Toronto Star

    Ontario has seen an almost fourfold jump in the rate of opioid-related deaths over the past 25 years, according to a report published Thursday. "Between clients and friends, 30 or 40, or something like that," said Matt Johnson, harm reduction outreach co-ordinator at the Queen West Toronto Community Health Centre, of the number of people he knows who have succumbed to opiate overdoses.

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