Stories tagged: prescription painkillers
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force drug manufacturers and their distributors to …
Tue., April 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane County is considering joining a nationwide lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturers alleging the companies knowingly lied about the addictive potential of powerful painkillers.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
No state has been immune to the opioid crisis. In 2015, 718 Washingtonians and 218 Idahoans died from drug overdoses. The numbers keep rising.