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Tag Archives: Opioids

In one city, 93 opioid pills a year for every resident

By Andrew Riddler and Sravan Gannavarapu Capital News Service (AP) Between 2006 and 2012, more than 71 million opioid pills flowed into Henrico County. For the county’s 320,000 residents, that represented about 32 pills per person per year. During the ...

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Virginia woman among Suboxone whistleblowers

A Midlothian woman is among several former medical industry whistleblowers who expect to be rewarded from a record-setting settlement involving the marketing of a narcotic drug designed to ease withdrawal for opioid addicts. The original maker of the medication Suboxone ...

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