A look at who is paying the cost of the opioid crisis. Merriam-Webster defines the word “crisis” as an “unstable or crucial time or state of affairs in which a decisive change is impending, especially one with the distinct possibility of a highly undesirable outcome.” Or, alternatively, it is defined as…
The DOJ has focused particularly on the payment of kickbacks that induce physicians to prescribe more, or more expensive, opioids. Last week, President Trump unveiled the administration’s new plan to combat the opioid epidemic. In 2016, more than 11 million Americans misused prescription opioids, resulting in 42,000 related deaths and…
The word “stoned” is a 1960s slang word meaning roughly “intoxicated on illegal drugs.” The United States currently has an opioid epidemic. It has grown quickly, and now is of huge proportions. For the second time in only a few months, two U.S. parents were arrested because police found them…