Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: opioid epidemic

Johnson & Johnson settles with Ohio prior to opioid trial

Yesterday Johnson & Johnson settled two Ohio county claims prior to trial and will be paying $20.4 million. The company was accused...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

The devastating health effects of the opioid epidemic have been well documented, with over 700,000 overdose deaths and millions more affected. And Americans...

Big Pharma sent over 3 billion opioids to Ohio over 7...

There were more than 1 million years of life lost due to drug overdoses in the state.

Various studies continue to confirm cannabis use reduces opioid use and...

"Cannabis can decrease the use of other prescription medicines, including opioids."

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.