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New York Subpoenas Banks, Financial Advisers for Sackler Records

The New York state attorney general has begun issuing subpoenas to 33 financial institutions and investment…

As Scotland’s ‘Trainspotting’ Generation Ages, the Dead Pile Up

GLASGOW — Tony Nugent was clean for almost seven years before he relapsed. He found that…

States Clash with Cities Over Potential Opioids Settlement Payouts

Over the last 18 months, progress toward a settlement in the massive federal opioid litigation has…

Arizona Files Novel Lawsuit in Supreme Court Over Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON — Saying the opioid crisis requires bold measures, the state of Arizona filed an audacious…

McKinsey Advised Johnson & Johnson on Increasing Opioid Sales

At the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the rule is sacrosanct: Never publicly disclose client…

3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic

The Walgreens employee was bewildered by the quantity of opioids the company was shipping to just…

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up

ST. LOUIS — Bryan Garner was homeless and injecting as much fentanyl as he could get…

When Patients Need Opioids to Ease the Pain

My patient, a yoga instructor, had already received a week of chemotherapy, so he couldn’t be…

Can Marijuana Help Cure the Opioid Crisis?

The idea that legal cannabis can help address the opioid crisis has generated much hope and…

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S.

Every city, town and county in the United States could receive a payout in a settlement…

They Just Won’t Die: Dark Web Drug Sellers Resist Police Crackdowns

SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities in the United States and Europe recently staged a wide-ranging crackdown on…

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

SUBIACO, Australia — The hazy-eyed sheep shearer was shifting in his seat in a clinic in…

Insys, the Opioid Drug Maker, to Pay $225 Million to Settle Fraud Charges

The opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle federal criminal and civil…

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker

Opening statements in the country’s first trial over whether a pharmaceutical company is liable for the…

After Death on Airliner, Autopsy’s Grim Discovery: 246 Packs of Cocaine

LONDON — A man who died after going into convulsions on a flight from Colombia to…