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.
Some people take entire bottles to avoid opioid withdrawal pain.
This comes as overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50.
Tramadol is legal in Britain with a proper prescription, but it's a banned substance in Egypt, where it's considered the country's most abused drug.
The opioid abuse crisis shouldn't be an excuse to stop those in chronic pain from being helped.
Drug traffickers are sending a deluge of illicit and prescription drugs across the border, the latest drug seizure statistics show, a sign traffickers aren't intimidated by President Donald Trump's beefed up border security.
When doctors write unnecessary prescriptions to make money, it's called a "diversion scheme," with many of them typically charging cash for "doctor visits" that involve little or no actual physical examination.
Trump's formal announcement will allow the Department of Health and Human Services to take sweeping actions.
The name comes from a word meaning "heroic."
According to the CDC, 91 Americans die from opioid overdoses every day.
West Virginia is a state that has been aggressive in taking advantage of opportunities offered by the federal government under the Affordable Care Act.
"There is no legitimate explanation for numbers on this scale," Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree said in a statement.
What is going to happen when people are prosecuted for manslaughter after calling 911?
The state believes drug companies misled consumers about the risks and benefits of their painkillers.
The GOP's latest plan to kill Obamacare could hurt the fight against opioid addiction just as it shows signs of progress.
The more the administration heats up its paranoid rhetoric, the more Americans feel embattled.
Rejecting the use of marijuana to fight the U.S. opioid epidemic, Sessions suggested stronger criminal enforcement, treatment options and prevention methods.
A survey from marijuana technology company Eaze claims 82 percent of respondents cite marijuana as the reason for drinking less.
There should be no separate justice for whites and blacks in America. But when it comes to drugs there is.
The drugs stemming from the opium poppy have sparked wars, been used as a painkiller the world over and currently a prescription abuse epidemic in the U.S.
Overdose deaths were up 14% in 2014 compared to 2013.