Those guidelines will serve as an update to the agency’s previous advice on opioids, issued in 2016.
tag | opioids
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit accusing Pennsylvania’s judicial system of violating federal law.
A letter from the Department of Justice could have widespread ramifications for Pennsylvanians who are under a court’s supervision and use doctor-prescribed medications to treat opioid use disorder.
The district attorneys for Philadelphia and Allegheny County have lost a round in their legal challenge of the $26 billion national opioid settlement, with a Pennsylvania appeals court ruling Friday that their suit against the state attorney general was premature.
Pennsylvania is touting the success of its initiative that aims to reduce the stigma surrounding people battling opioid addiction.
Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams said there have been an “astronomical” number of recent overdoses in West Reading Borough and the City of Reading. He issued a health alert Monday in response to the spike.