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3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic

The Walgreens employee was bewildered by the quantity of opioids the company was shipping to just one store. Its pharmacy in Port Richey, Fla. (population 2,831) was ordering 3,271 bottles of oxycodone a month. “I don’t know how they can even house this many bottles to be honest,” Barbara Martin, whose job was to review… Read More »

Judge denies J&J’s request to transfer 2,400 talc lawsuits to federal court

Containers of Johnson’s baby powder made by Johnson and Johnson are displayed on a shelf on July 13, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A federal judge on Friday denied Johnson & Johnson‘s request to transfer about 2,400 lawsuits over its talc-based baby powder to a district court in Delaware, sending… Read More »

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women’s… Read More »