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Power lawyer Jamie Gorelick pressed the department when the DEA targeted the distributor.
The judge says a law backed by major drug companies curbs the DEA’s enforcement powers.
A bipartisan coalition says the agency needs every tool against drug companies that don’t follow the law.
The first major head-to-head comparison supports naltrexone as an alternative to buprenorphine and methadone.
About half of adults in the U.S. will be considered hypertensive under the new guidelines, compared to a third now.
Proposal would bar former DEA, FDA officials from providing lobbying advice to firms for two years.
The drug crisis group, led by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, recommended drug courts, better education for prescribers and medication-assisted treatment for addiction.
The federal government will waive some regulations, give states more flexibility in how they use federal funds and expand the use of telemedicine treatment.
President Trump's emergency declaration may help speed some resources to communities where the crisis is visible on the streets every day.
At the top of advocates’ wish list is for the president to propose a major increase in funding for treatment and prevention.