Police found over 100 suspected fentanyl pills, two handguns, and various types of ammunition at Melissa Harloam-Garrison's on-campus home.
While the media & the DOJ focus on scandal, reparative justice remains elusive.
DEA Administrator Anne Milgram said that fentanyl overdose victims often "didn't know they were taking the deadliest drug our country has ever seen."
When it comes to the fentanyl crisis, J.D. Vance's language may be hyperbolic, but his concerns are devastatingly appropriate.
Kids are getting mixed messages. Marijuana use rates have increased––and there's no doubt that legalization has played a part.
The U.S. remains mired in an opioid crisis, with dangerous synthetic opioids such as fentanyl dominating the illicit drug market and driving steep increases in overdose deaths.
Overdose deaths are now rising the fastest among Black communities, with the overall mortality rate now higher for Black individuals than white ones.
Troy Nokes, 35, of Blackwood, New Jersey, was charged in connection with his 12-year-old nephew's death.
The remaining juvenile residents have been temporarily moved to an adult facility while the investigation continues.
Yale announced it would stop accepting donations from the family last year, and currently has two empty faculty chairs named after the Sacklers.
Dozens of family members of those who suffered from opioid addictions criticized the Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin.
However, truth Pharma told Newsweek in a statement that the additional $1 billion in payments was "an insult" due to the Sacklers' vast wealth.
"It is important for us to show the nation that we can come together and do big things," Biden said of his plan.
"The link between the timing of assistance payments and drug overdose deaths reflects a phenomenon known as the 'check effect,'" the authors wrote.
The United States' ongoing drug crisis is growing worse every year. The oft-cited figures are as staggering as they are tragic.
Pennsylvania courts illegally block opioid use disorder patients from using the FDA-approved treatment drugs methadone, naltrexone and buprenorphine.
"It sounds like a lot. Could over a million people die in a decade? Yeah, very easily," lead researcher Dr. Keith Humphreys told Newsweek.
While the official cause of death has not been released, local news outlets have suggested it may have been drug-induced.
The preteen was the youngest individual to die of a fentanyl overdose in Santa Clara County in 2020, local officials said.
The suspect faces a litany of interlinked child abuse, drug possession and drug trafficking charges.
The toddler joins hundreds of other children who have died from drug overdoses in the past few years.
"They try to say they're selling legal products. The only problem is: They're selling them illegally," said one of the prosecuting lawyers.
The Justice Department and eight states opposed the original settlement condition that the Sackler family would be protected from lawsuits.
Purdue Pharma said it would appeal a federal judge's ruling to toss out a roughly $4.5 billion settlement that shielded the Sackler family from lawsuits.
The Sackler name will be stripped from seven exhibition spaces in the famous New York City museum.
The reality is that safe injection sites are just a cheaper way for the city to keep addicts exactly where they are while giving the illusion of helping.
The crisis has killed half a million Americans over the past two decades, but this was the first time pharmacy companies defended their role in court.
The grandmother, who was the legal guardian, left the child with its mother unsupervised for 30 minutes before its death.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has taken McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc. and Amerisource Bergen Corp. to court.
Michael Barnett estimates the overdose crisis will cost hundreds of billions of dollars and the pandemic probably accelerated drug use.