"This opioid crisis, this public health crisis we're in, it is a manmade crisis," an attorney for the state said on Tuesday.
"This study is incredibly important, as it shows us that there are drugs available to treat the opioid crisis," an expert told Newsweek.
The senator says she wants "an America where when people like the Sacklers destroy millions of lives to make money, they don't get museum wings named after them, they go to jail."
The research comes amid a "psychedelic renaissance," in which scientists have investigated whether psychoactive drugs such as MDMA and LSD could be used to treat mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and PTSD.
The Sackler family's Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, has settled a case brought by Oklahoma for $270 million but is facing 1,600 lawsuits and criticism from public figures like Sanders.
We can begin to curb both of them if we give inmates the medical care and support programs that they need.
Opioid deaths have risen to 1 in 96, a figure now higher than the 1 in 103 probability of dying in a car crash.
The Justice Department–funded program will treat about 100 people over three years.
Justin Stevens, 24, threatened to kill his own grandmother if she didn't pay up.
Patients could be 2.7 times more likely to continue using weeks or months later.
Single white men with a previous history of mental health disorders are the likeliest to die from drug overdoses, particularly those involving heroin, the report said.
Scientists tested mussel tissue to gain an understanding of water pollutants in the Puget Sound.
Every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose.
Rudy Giuliani has tried to "negotiate an end" to a Justice Department probe before.
The last Surgeon General advisory was issued in 2005 and involved warning expecting mothers about the dangers of alcohol.
Kellyanne Conway is in charge of the White House's efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic.
It would be one thing if opioid-based pain pills simply did nothing for people with chronic pain—but they can be addictive.
Two weeks ago, another federal agency also warned the public about people who died after taking kratom.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee has sent letters to three top drug distributors requesting more information.
"It's appalling that some companies deliberately misled patients and doctors, helping to fuel the epidemic we have today," Senator Claire McCaskill told Newsweek.
The president's proposed budget indicates that the White House will focus on addressing opioids as it plans to devote nearly $13 billion toward the epidemic.