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The effort, dubbed the Death Certificate Project, has sparked conflict with physicians in California and beyond.
The Department of Justice is creating a new strike force to focus on communities "hit especially hard by addiction and opioid fraud."
A JAMA Surgery study found an association between a DEA schedule change meant to curb opioid misuse and an increase in prescriptions after surgery.
The Trump administration is giving the DEA the ability to curb production on drugs being diverted for misuse.
The White House announced in March tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Now, another round targeting China is set to take effect Friday.
Pharmacies and physicians at hospitals across the U.S. are still grappling with an opioid crisis based on shortages, rather than overuse and abuse.
GW Pharma believes it will be able to begin marketing its drug by this fall and other healthcare news from around the web.
The DEA has reached an agreement with 48 attorneys general to share prescription drug data with one another to support ongoing investigations.
A shortage of injectable opioid painkillers has left hospitals scrambling to find alternatives that may lead to dosage mistakes.
Jim Carroll, assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff, will now serve as the nation’s "drug czar.”