Drugs

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July 31, 2019 - 2:17 am
The Trump administration is working on a plan that would allow Americans to import lower-priced prescription drugs from Canada, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday.
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July 24, 2019 - 12:17 pm
An executive at one of the nation's largest drug distribution companies said under questioning recently that the business has no obligation to the public when it comes to the amount of prescription opioid painkillers it ships.
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Prescription Pills
July 17, 2019 - 11:46 am
U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File
July 17, 2019 - 10:57 am
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
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Naloxone
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June 26, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Allegheny County saw a sharp drop in accidental overdose deaths last year.
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May 15, 2019 - 11:23 am
Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church.
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April 23, 2019 - 4:54 pm
After concerns from Starbucks workers saying they worry about getting pricked by used needles in store restrooms, Business Insider reports the coffee giant has installed needle-disposal boxes in at least 25 markets in the United States.
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Joe DeStio
February 27, 2019 - 9:06 am
Police believe children were present as a meth lab was operating in Indiana County.
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February 15, 2019 - 11:03 am
President Donald Trump says he'll be declaring a national emergency so he can build a southern border wall.
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AP DO NOT USE
(Drug Enforcement Administration via AP)
February 14, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico into the Southwest — a profitable new business for drug gangs that has pushed the synthetic...
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