$229M Settlement Between Walgreens & SF Over Opioid Crisis

05/22/2023 - 18:27

According to the San Francisco City Attorney, Walgreens will pay San Francisco close to $230 million to resolve a dispute about the…

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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Roundup Class Action Settlement

05/22/2023 - 17:41

An appeal tat tried to overturn te $39 million Roundup class action settlement, wic would include a $14 million donation to carities once…

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Nevada & CVS Reach $152M Settlement In Opioid Crisis

05/20/2023 - 21:19

Nevada and drugstore major CVS have negotiated a nearly $152 million settlement to be paid over the next ten years to terminate a lawsuit…

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Plaintiffs Urge Appellate Revival of Zostavax Shingles Suits

05/17/2023 - 18:20

Hundreds of plaintiffs have requested the federal court to reinstate their Zostavax shingles lawsuits which were earlier dismissed by the…

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Vending Machines Are The Latest Tool To Combat Opioid Crisis

05/16/2023 - 18:30

In order to combat the opioid crisis, vending machines that were previously used to sell snacks are now being used to offer life-saving…

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FDA Disapproves 6,500 Flavored E-cigarettes From Marketing

05/14/2023 - 20:52

Ten companies that combined produce and market roughly 6,500 flavored e-liquid and e-cigarette products were given marketing denial orders…

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Altria To Pay $235M To Resolve Juul-related Cases

05/11/2023 - 18:54

Altria Group Inc. said that it will pay $235 million to resolve at least 6,000 lawsuits alleging that it caused the adolescent vaping…

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MN Gets First Opioid Treatment "Safe Station"

05/11/2023 - 18:42

The number of opioid-related deaths in Minnesota has more than quadrupled since 2019, so the state's Fire Department has developed a novel…

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Fentanyl-related Deaths Increased By 279% In The US

05/04/2023 - 18:54

According to recently disclosed data, the number of drug overdose deaths containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl surged by 279% in the…

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NH Announces Plans To Spend $6.5M From Opioid Suits

05/04/2023 - 18:11

The first wave of opioid settlement funds allocated to New Hampshire will go towards programs like residential treatment and housing, peer…

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WI Legislators To Accept State's Opioid Settlement Portion

05/02/2023 - 19:09

Legislators in Wisconsin are prepared to accept the state's portion of a settlement resulting from a separate multistate lawsuit accusing…

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Juul To Pay $23M To King County Over Vape Suit

04/27/2023 - 21:16

King County's legal action against the e-cigarette manufacturer Juul will result in a settlement of more than $23 million.In a 2019 lawsuit…

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