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AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson agree to opioid settlement up to $518 million

Washington has reached a $518 million settlement with drug distributors McKesson Corp, AmerisourceBergen Corp and Cardinal Health Inc, ending a months-long trial over the...

J&J settles West Virginia opioid lawsuit for $99 million

Johnson & Johnson said on Monday it agreed to pay $99 million to settle claims by West Virginia that it helped fuel an opioid...

Lawmakers in the U.S. push for a permanent ban on illicit versions of fentanyl

A bipartisan trio of U.S. Congressmen on Monday unveiled new legislation that would permanently ban illicit versions of fentanyl, the powerful synthetic painkiller that...

Russia lifts ban on opioid analgesic etorphine for treatment of animals

Etorphine has been excluded from the list of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors, whose marketing was prohibited in Russia, according to the...

Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay $263m to settle NY opioid claims, exits market

Johnson & Johnson has shaken off another lingering liability claim in the US, agreeing a $263 million settlement with New York to resolve lawsuits...

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