Woman Pleads Guilty To Filling 92 Fake Opioid PrescriptionsA Pittsburgh woman pleaded guilty to illegally filling 92 fake prescriptions to obtain more than 2,900 oxycodone and hydrocodone pills.
Washington County Opioid Facility Owner Pleads Guilty To Unlawful DistributionThe founder and owner of an opioid treatment practice has pleaded guilty to three counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances.
Pa. Attorney General Suing Drugmaker Over Opioid EpidemicThe attorney general of Pennsylvania says he's filing a lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical giant of fueling the opioid epidemic.
West Virginia Settles Opioid Lawsuit With McKesson For $37 MillionWest Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million.
Pa., Ohio, W. Va. Among States Involved In Illegal Prescription Opioid CrackdownFederal authorities say they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegal prescribing and distributing of opioids and other dangerous drugs.
Officials: Overdose Deaths Down Sharply In Western Pa.Federal prosecutors say overdose deaths are down sharply in western Pennsylvania, a positive development in fighting the opioid epidemic.
Monroeville Woman Launches Mobile Mission To Fight Opioid CrisisA woman from Monroeville has started a mobile mission to help fight the opioid crisis.
FBI: Spike In Bank Robberies Linked To Opioid EpidemicThe Federal Bureau of Investigation says the recent spike in bank robberies in the area is linked to the opioid epidemic.
Doctor From Westmoreland Co. Convicted Of Illegal Opioid Distribution In W.Va.A Pennsylvania doctor has been found guilty in West Virginia of illegally prescribing opioids to his patients.
Officials: Overdose Deaths Double In Wheeling In 2018Drug overdose deaths doubled in one West Virginia community last year.
Starbucks Outfitting Some Bathrooms With Needle-Disposal BoxesStarbucks is outfitting some of its restaurant bathrooms with needle-disposal boxes after workers complained about the potential health risk of cleaning up discarded drug paraphernalia.
Controversial Tool Helps Drug Users Test Cocaine, Heroin For FentanylA controversial tool allows people who use street drugs such as cocaine and heroin to test whether their drugs are laced with fentanyl.
State Launches Online Tool To Report Opioid, Prescription Drug MisuseState officials are making it easier for health professionals and the wider public to report suspicions about misuse of prescription drugs.
Pa. Gives Away Anti-Overdose Drug During Statewide Distribution DayPennsylvania is expanding efforts to make the anti-overdose medication naloxone available to the public with a statewide distribution day today.
Pa. Giving Away Anti-Overdose Drug Naloxone During Statewide Distribution DayPennsylvania is expanding efforts to make the anti-overdose medication naloxone available to the public with a statewide distribution day next week.