Businessweek: Selling Zohydro

July 2, 2014 by johntemple

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-24/how-to-sell-the-prescription-painkiller-politicians-are-afraid-of

CDC: Florida RX deaths plunging

July 2, 2014 by johntemple

This New York Times story outlines the new CDC report.

 

Federal government’s various stances on painkillers

June 12, 2014 by johntemple

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/federal-views-diverge-on-proper-use-of-painkillers/2014/06/10/14a1d4dc-f0b8-11e3-85d2-cda8aebfefe0_story.html

Philly pill-mill legislation

June 12, 2014 by johntemple

http://articles.philly.com/2014-06-11/news/50511496_1_pill-mills-city-councilman-mark-squilla-health-department

Another local government sues Big Pharma

June 6, 2014 by johntemple

http://time.com/2822381/chicago-blaims-big-pharma-for-epidemic-addictions-to-painkillers/

Two lawsuits over painkillers

May 28, 2014 by johntemple

Class Action Law Suit Filed Against NFL Alleges Prescription Drug Abuse: http://melowens.com/nbo-law-nfl-prescription-drug-lawsuit/

California counties sue drugmakers: http://documents.latimes.com/counties-sue-narcotics-makers/

Center for Investigative Reporting: See who is being hurt by painkillers

May 15, 2014 by johntemple

http://cironline.org/blog/post/see-who’s-being-hurt-americas-growing-prescription-drug-addiction-6359

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Man imprisoned for running Broward pill mill is son of pot smuggler who faked his own death

May 6, 2014 by johntemple

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/crime/fl-boyd-pill-mill-20140503,0,5692462.story?page=1

Mint Press: Former FDA Staffer Claims Prescription Drug ‘Black Market’ Going Unreported

May 6, 2014 by johntemple

http://www.mintpressnews.com/former-fda-staffer-claims-prescription-drug-black-market-going-unreported/190064/

Two vastly different perspectives on painkillers

April 21, 2014 by johntemple

This story in Businessweek India sounds like a drug manufacturers’ press release: http://www.businessinsider.in/Why-America-Needs-This-Dangerous-New-Painkiller/articleshow/33921840.cms

While this one is Big Pharma’s nightmare — a girl gets injured in a car wreck, is prescribed narcotic painkillers and six years later she’s working the streets to buy heroin: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/04/jeremy_mack_victim_heroin_addi.html