Four Chinese nationals face charges, and another five face economic sanctions, related to a multistate fentanyl trafficking conspiracy that claimed at least four American lives, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Friday.
Police departments across the nation will take part in the 15th biannual Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, collecting unused prescription drugs to help combat the opioid epidemic.
Nearly 100 individuals face charges for their roles in a multi-state heroin and fentanyl trafficking ring, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday morning.
A new index, released earlier this week, tracks social capital in America, showing the distribution of the nation’s togetherness in a time when many worry it is coming apart.
Several law enforcement groups are backing legislation introduced by a group of Republican senators that would increase penalties for individuals who traffic and distribute the synthetic opioid fentanyl.
Two new studies, released Monday in the American Medical Association’s journal of internal medicine, provide new evidence suggesting legalization of medical and recreational marijuana reduced opioid prescription rates, an important development as America continues to face a crisis of opioid overdose deaths.
A group of five Republican lawmakers announced new legislation Thursday to increase the charges faced by individuals who traffic in fentanyl, the synthetic opioid responsible for nearly 20,000 deaths in 2016.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego filed 53 criminal opioid cases following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ call for a 45-day increase in opioid-related enforcement, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Despite claims from media outlets and Chelsea Clinton implying the contrary, a program to distribute free NARCAN to American high schools and colleges is not an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, according to a Tuesday interview with Mike Kelly, President of U.S. Operations for NARCAN distributor Adapt Pharma.
President Donald Trump announced an aggressive new initiative Monday to reverse the tide in America’s cascading opioid crisis, focusing on cutting demand and supply, as well as increasing support for Americans suffering from opioid addiction.