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New guideline for prescribing opioid pain drugs published

New guideline for prescribing opioid pain drugs published

King Pharmaceuticals and Alpharma sign definitive merger agreement

King Pharmaceuticals and Alpharma sign definitive merger agreement

TheraQuest's IND for abuse deterrent strong opioid (TQ-1015) accepted by FDA

TheraQuest's IND for abuse deterrent strong opioid (TQ-1015) accepted by FDA

Extended suboxone treatment substantially improves outcomes for opioid-addicted young adults

Extended suboxone treatment substantially improves outcomes for opioid-addicted young adults

Abuse of painkillers can predispose adolescents to lifelong addiction

Abuse of painkillers can predispose adolescents to lifelong addiction

Minorities less likely to receive pain-relieving opioid drugs in ER

Minorities less likely to receive pain-relieving opioid drugs in ER

Watson Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for generic Combunox

Watson Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for generic Combunox

Medicaid pays for one-third of drug abuse hospitalizations

Medicaid pays for one-third of drug abuse hospitalizations

Search for new uses for heroin and marijuana

Search for new uses for heroin and marijuana

OxyContin drug company sued for millions

OxyContin drug company sued for millions

Research explains why opioids are thought to be ineffective in people with fibromyalgia

Research explains why opioids are thought to be ineffective in people with fibromyalgia

Sewage reveals community-wide illegal drug use

Sewage reveals community-wide illegal drug use

Americans popping more pills

Americans popping more pills

FDA announces results of investigation into illegal promotion of OxyContin

FDA announces results of investigation into illegal promotion of OxyContin

Warning about the indiscriminate use of diet drugs

Warning about the indiscriminate use of diet drugs

Lawsuit filed against federal government over medical cannabis misinformation

Lawsuit filed against federal government over medical cannabis misinformation

Purdue Pharma announces agreement to end OxyContin patent lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals

Purdue Pharma announces agreement to end OxyContin patent lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

More training needed to ensure accuracy of urine drug tests

More training needed to ensure accuracy of urine drug tests