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Justice Department alleges that health professionals, mostly in Appalachia, illegally dispensed 32 million pills.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Despite mounting deaths and warnings, the administration did not take extraordinary measures to confront an extraordinary crisis, experts say.

  • Mar 13, 2019

The drug wholesaler accused the DEA of using faulty methodology in suspending shipments.

  • May 18, 2018

Lawmakers see their support for a bill that weakened the DEA’s ability to go after opioid distributors being used against them by campaign opponents.

  • May 13, 2018

Five pharmaceutical distributors are accused of flooding small towns with powerful painkillers.

  • May 8, 2018

Five drug distributors will be questioned about how millions of pills flowed to West Virginia.

  • Apr 12, 2018

Republican lawmaker says he’s considering amending controversial law.

  • Mar 2, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is directing a 45-day “surge” to identify outlier distributors and make arrests.

  • Jan 30, 2018

Investigators wanted a $1 billion fine and criminal charges brought against McKesson. Instead, they got a $150 million fine and no charges.

  • Dec 17, 2017

Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) was under fire in the wake of revelations in a Washington Post/“60 Minutes” investigation that the lawmaker helped steer legislation in Congress making it harder for the DEA to act against giant drug companies.

  • Oct 17, 2017
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