Publication Source Archive: Keene Sentinel

City of Keene: Opioid Crisis Costs Hundreds of Thousands

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Source: Keene Sentinel
Keene is not, in fact, claiming that the opioid crisis has cost the city millions of dollars per year. The correct estimate is in the hundreds of thousands, City Attorney Thomas P. Mullins said Wednesday. Mullins arrived at the rough cost estimate after talking to other city officials, including in the fire and police departments,…Read the article

City of Keene Suing Big Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic

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Source: Keene Sentinel
The city of Keene has sued about a dozen pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors over their alleged role in causing the opioid-abuse epidemic, joining hundreds of states, counties and cities that have filed similar lawsuits. The lawsuit claims the drug makers and distributors used deceptive marketing practices to push the use of prescription opioids for chronic…Read the article
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