opioids

How can we stop the opioid crisis? It involves medical cannabis - study

90.6% of study participants found medical cannabis to be very or extremely helpful in treating their medical condition.

Deadly ‘rainbow fentanyl’ drug targets youth in 18 US states, DEA warns

The drug is brightly colored like candy, potentially a ploy to sell the dangerous drugs to children and young adults, the DEA said.

Israel's Teva pharmaceuticals company keeps selling to Russia despite sanctions

Teva CEO Kare Schultz said that despite sanctions, Teva still sells medications to Russia, because this is a humanitarian move. He also revealed that Teva donates medicines to Ukraine.

By YEHUDA SHARONI/MAARIV
22/09/2022

Israel's Teva Pharm to start paying US opioid settlement in 2023, says CEO

The US opioid crisis has caused more than 500,000 overdose deaths over the past two decades, including more than 80,000 in 2021 alone.

CVS, Walmart, Walgreens ordered to pay $650.6m. in Ohio in opioid case

The litigation has resulted in several nationwide settlements, including a $4.25 billion settlement with Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

By REUTERS
18/08/2022

Israeli Teva reaches proposed $4.35 bln settlement of US opioid lawsuits

The US opioid crisis has caused more than 500,000 overdose deaths over the past two decades, including more than 80,000 in 2021 alone.

27/07/2022
  Back pain

New approach offers hope to chronic pain patients

Deep-brain stimulation may offer an alternative to existing chronic pain treatments, according to UVA researchers who are embarking on a clinical trial.

A building belonging to generic drug producer Teva, Israel's largest company with a market value of

Teva, Allergan reach $161.5 million opioid settlement with West Virginia

The agreement is the largest state-negotiated settlement in West Virginia history and consists of $134 million in cash plus the contribution of drugs used to treat opioid overdoses.

By REUTERS
25/05/2022

Medical cannabis shown to reduce pain in cancer patients - study

The peer-reviewed study found that for most cancer patients, pain levels improved significantly and other symptoms also decreased.

Rhode Island takes Teva to trial in multibillion-dollar opioid case

The multibillion-dollar trial will determine whether the Israeli company contributed to an opioid crisis that has caused more than 500,000 deaths over the past two decades.

By REUTERS
14/03/2022
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