Drugs

AG Jepsen Seeks To Expand Pharma Price Fixing Lawsuit

Oct 31, 2017
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is leading a 46-state coalition that is suing six drug manufacturers for alleged price fixing. Jepsen now wants to triple the number of pharmaceutical companies named in the lawsuit.  

Dimitris Kalogeropoylos / Flickr

On Long Island, the Suffolk County Police Department is trying a new approach to fighting the opioid epidemic.

Suffolk Officials Launch Drug Addiction Services App

Oct 24, 2017
WSHU

Suffolk County has created a new app that will provide users with information on drug addiction and prevention.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

The attorney generals of 19 states and territories, including Connecticut, want health care companies that offer pharmacy benefits to step up programs to reduce opioid abuse.  

Cassandra Basler / WSHU

More than half of accidental overdoses in Connecticut happen to former inmates.

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