Aaron in National News
July 25, 2019

Suboxone Manufacturer Pays 1.4 Billion-dollar Settlement

In the largest settlement related to the opioid epidemic in US history, the British company Reckitt Benckiser Group (creators of suboxone) are paying $1.4 billion to end investigations into their company.


Aaron in Prescription Drug Abuse
April 29, 2019

Drug Company Executive Is Facing Prison

For the first time since our nation’s opioid crisis began in 2013, criminal charges have been filed on big pharma executives. The former executives of Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC), which is one of the top-10 largest drug distributors in the US, have been criminally charged.


Joe Kertis in Addiction
July 24, 2018

Opioid Epidemic: A Professional’s Opinion

Did you know drug overdoses now kill more people annually than gun homicides and car crashes combined? In fact, the US life expectancy average declined in 2015 for the first time in decades, and experts are blaming drug overdose as a leading cause. We’re talking 52,000 people dead in one year.


Aaron in National News
January 4, 2018

Pharmaceutical Company Gets Let off Easy in Criminal Case

Agents at the DEA claim that just as they were going to make an example of one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the US, things fell apart.