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Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. sit on a shelf

Sacklers made over $10 billion from Purdue Pharma in past decade - report

“We are committed to holding the Sacklers responsible for the role they played in fueling the opioid crisis and will not stop fighting until we have achieved justice for victims,” James said.

By REUTERS
17/12/2019
A sign stands at the edge of the campus of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., Novembe

Tufts University to remove Sackler name from buildings and programs

Family has come under fire for their central role in American opioid crisis

08/12/2019

‘Everyone Knows Somebody’: The opioid epidemic among Israel’s orthodox

Experts on ground see increase in number of deaths as misuse of fentanyl becomes more popular.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
25/11/2019
A building belonging to generic drug producer Teva, Israel's largest company with a market value of

Teva’s proposed settlement could cost drugmaker pennies on the dollar

Israel-based Teva is looking to reach a nationwide settlement over its role in selling opioid painkillers, together with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and the three largest U.S. drug distributors.

By REUTERS
24/10/2019
The CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Kare Schultz speaks during a news conference to discuss th

Averting opioid trial, Teva, drug distributors reach last-gasp settlement

Under the agreement, Teva would donate Suboxone tablets up to the amount needed to meet the majority of the currently estimated US patient need over the next 10 years, valued at approximately $23b.

By REUTERS , EYTAN HALON
22/10/2019
A building belonging to generic drug producer Teva, Israel's largest company with a market value of

Opioid settlement talks fail with Teva, landmark trial expected Monday

After nearly 11 hours of negotiations, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro told reporters it was “profoundly disappointing” that local governments would not go along with a settlement.

By REUTERS
20/10/2019
The CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Kare Schultz speaks during a news conference to discuss th

Teva proposes $15 billion deal to settle opioid claims

The proposed settlement comes only days ahead of a landmark federal trial in Cleveland, Ohio, against the company and five drug distributors.

16/10/2019
Vendor smokes cigarette in Russian Bazaar - Jolfa - Iranian Azerbaijan - Iran

Iran spends government money on cigarettes, uses over 2 tons of drugs daily

The subsidized exchange rate was meant to be spent on importing essential medical supplies, according to the deputy health minister.

15/07/2019
A building belonging to generic drug producer Teva, Israel's largest company with a market value of

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement

The case is one of around 2,000 by state and local governments seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for an epidemic in the US.

By REUTERS
25/06/2019
Various pills [illustrative photo]

Israel tops OECD in growth of opioid availability

Between 2011-2013 and 2014-2016, obtainability of legal opioids in Israel grew by 125 percent, according the report, titled “Addressing Problematic Opioid Use in OECD Countries.”

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
22/05/2019
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