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Fentanyl Billionaire Denies Paying Kickbacks

Fentanyl Billionaire Denies Paying Kickbacks

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Opioid multimillionaire John Kapoor pleaded not guilty to charges of racketeering, conspiracy, mail fraud, and wire fraud in an Arizona federal court; prosecutors claim that Mr. Kapoor’s company — Insys Therapeutics — gave doctors millions of dollars in kickbacks if they prescribed one of the company’s prescription pain pills. Mr. Kapoor became a billionaire in…Read the article
Federal Regulators Approve Smart Pill

Federal Regulators Approve Smart Pill

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MyCite tablets from Abilify may help doctors give better care to their patients, and they also has some interesting legal implications for dangerous drug cases. The aripiprazole tablets, which the Food and Drug Administration has approved for treatment of manic depression and schizophrenia, have tiny ingestible sensors. When the patient swallows the tablet, the sensor…Read the article
Opioid Crisis in America Infographic: How Pharma Fueled the

Opioid Crisis in America Infographic: How Pharma Fueled the

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
How Big Pharma and Doctors Fueled the Opioid Crisis The ongoing opioid crisis in the United States is the biggest epidemic to have hit the country since the HIV epidemic. It has become a national crisis that keeps spreading like wildfire, leaving only ruin in its wake and claiming hundreds of thousands of lives. From…Read the article
DEA Sponsors National Prescription Take Back Day

DEA Sponsors National Prescription Take Back Day

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The Drug Enforcement Administration is encouraging New Yorkers to clear out their medicine cabinets and turn in unused pain pills and other prescription medications, with no questions asked. The last such event, in April 2017, netted over 450 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,000 nationwide sites. SInce the program began in September 2010, officials…Read the article
CVS Limits Dangerous Opioid Prescriptions

CVS Limits Dangerous Opioid Prescriptions

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
In addition to certain other restrictions, the retail drug chain announced that it would limit certain pain pill prescriptions to seven-day supplies. CEO Larry J. Merlo said the changes would take effect in February 2018. Some of these other changes include a refusal to substitute extended-release pills for immediate-release pills unless the doctor specifies otherwise,…Read the article
Paul and Marie Napoli Speak to ABC-7 About Opioid Litigation

Paul and Marie Napoli Speak to ABC-7 About Opioid Litigation

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Paul Napoli, Marie Napoli and Hunter J. Shkolnik recently appeared in Suffolk Supreme Court to move the opioid litigation forward. The lawsuit is one of the largest, coordinated lawsuits in the country against ‘big pharma’ involving the growing opioid epidemic in Long Island, New York. Nine New York counties, including Broome, Dutchess, Eerie, Nassau, Orange,…Read the article
Niagara officials react to AG’s fentanyl warning

Niagara officials react to AG’s fentanyl warning

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
  County opiate task force will meet to consider further steps Niagara County officials are taking the discovery of fentanyl-laced pills that resemble prescription oxycodone pills in Western New York seriously, pledging today to devise steps to deal with the new threat. The information, revealed Thursday in a briefing by New York State Attorney General…Read the article
Attorney general warns of ‘deadly’ pills

Attorney general warns of ‘deadly’ pills

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OPIOID CRISIS: Fentanyl pills seized during Western New York investigation. BUFFALO — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued an urgent public health alert about a dangerous and potentially lethal new drug that has made its way into Western New York. During the course of an ongoing, coast-to-coast investigation into drug trafficking in Western New…Read the article
Mora County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Peddlers

Mora County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Peddlers

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Mora County has become the first New Mexico governmental entity to seek damages against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers. Mora County Commissioners, Paula A. Garcia (Chair), George A. Trujillo, and Alfonso J. Griego unanimously voted Monday (August 14, 2017) to retain the firms of Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC (New York) and Fadduol, Cluff, Hardy…Read the article
Doctors from Lower-Tier Med Schools Prescribe More Opioids

Doctors from Lower-Tier Med Schools Prescribe More Opioids

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Overall, doctors are still heavily prescribing opioid pain medications, which is helping to fuel the opioid epidemic in the United States. But what’s behind physicians’ prescribing habits? A new report suggests that the rank of the medical school where a doctor received initial training may have something to do with how frequently they prescribe opioids…Read the article
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