Tag Archives: Opioid

OxyContin maker Purdue pleads guilty to charges related to opioid crisis

Company admits it impeded efforts to combat the deadly crisis The Associated Press OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma has formally admitted its role in the opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades. … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, healthcare, international, justice, News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Provinces pursue OxyContin maker for $67B US in costs associated with Canada’s opioid crisis | CBC News

‘Staggering’ claims against Purdue Pharma filed in U.S. bankruptcy court OxyContin was introduced as a pain medication about two decades ago, marking what addiction experts recognize as the beginning of the opioid crisis. (Toby Talbot/The Associated Press) (Toby Talbot/The Associated … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, healthcare, justice, News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OxyContin maker Purdue nears guilty plea agreement in U.S. criminal probe

They only agreeing to pay the fines and compensation to victims families if they will not face the criminal charges related to the overdose deaths of almost .5 Million people in the US alone. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8814555/OxyContin-maker-Purdue-nears-guilty-plea-agreement-U-S-criminal-probe-sources.html Related Sackler family transferred $1.36 … Continue reading

Posted in Financial, international, justice, News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How the opioid crisis was created and fueled

Sept 24 2018 – Kevin Yaworski — More and more being exposed including recent news below of pharmacists in at least Ontario committing crimes to sell to drug dealers and addicts plus elaborate steps to try and cover it up. … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness, justice, News and politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

​Opioid Epidemic – The Facts Exposed

Jan 29 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Global Citizen and Public Advocate – http://wp.me/p1fJaD-Sg Here are some facts about addiction that you may not know about.  They will likely change your perspective on a few things.  More teens and adults need … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness, News and politics | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment