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From TheJournal.ie Pharma giant Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle US opioid crisis cases Opioid Crisis

Pharma giant Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle US opioid crisis cases

The cases against Purdue seek to address the costs of millions of Americans sinking into addiction.

From TheJournal.ie Pharma company that makes painkiller Oxycontin to offer over $10 billion to settle claims in US Opioid Crisis

Pharma company that makes painkiller Oxycontin to offer over $10 billion to settle claims in US

Purdue Pharma said it “sees little good coming from years of wasteful litigation”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics Johnson And Johnson

Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics

A landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson was made in Oklahoma yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay over $570 million in landmark opioid trial Opioid Crisis

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay over $570 million in landmark opioid trial

A US judged ordered the healthcare giant to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis.

From TheJournal.ie The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers Opioids

The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers

The use of powerful painkillers has gradually risen in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has suggested the 'ultimate penalty' for drug dealers Opioid Crisis

Donald Trump has suggested the 'ultimate penalty' for drug dealers

“We’re going to have to be very strong on penalties,” Trump said today.