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Mother of man who died at festival to give politicians pill-testing petition

Adriana Buccianti, whose son died of a drug overdose at a Victorian music festival, will present NSW Labor politicians with more than 100,000 signatures.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Addiction Policy Forum Massachusetts State Chapter Holds Candlelight Vigil to Honor Those Lost to Drug Overdose

Local families honor the 192 lives lost each day Bridgewater, MA, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Addiction Policy Forum‘s Massachusetts State Chapter invites members of the community to a..
GlobeNewswire - Published

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Study Links Opioid Overdoses to Marketing [Video]Study Links Opioid Overdoses to Marketing  01:02

The study says the more money pharmaceutical companies spent marketing opioids to doctors, the more prescriptions doctors wrote for those drugs.

Newsy Studio - Published

FDA Makes It Easier To Produce OTC Naloxone [Video]FDA Makes It Easier To Produce OTC Naloxone  01:09

The agency announced Thursday it's streamlining labeling to encourage drugmakers to develop over-the-counter naloxone products.

Newsy Studio - Published

Midmorning With Aundrea - January 17, 2018 [Video]Midmorning With Aundrea - January 17, 2018 

Break away from your everyday with Aundrea Self! Today Aundrea gives us a sneak peak at the upcoming "48 Hours" segment that will focus on the Starkville cold case murders of two elderly women in 1990...

WCBI - Published

Sheriff remains quiet as public questions drug overdose deaths inside Macomb County Jail [Video]Sheriff remains quiet as public questions drug overdose deaths inside Macomb County Jail  03:02

It’s been more than three weeks since an inmate died of an overdose at the Macomb County Jail. Sheriff Anthony Wickersham hasn’t taken questions about the death of Nick DiFranco, 28. When asked to..

WXYZ Detroit - Published

More people die from opioids than car crashes [Video]More people die from opioids than car crashes 

More people die from opioids than car crashes

WTHI - Published

Hey Kevin 1-15 [Video]Hey Kevin 1-15 

Hey Kevin 1-15

WTHI - Published

Mass Drug Overdose Takes 1 Life, Endangers 12 More [Video]Mass Drug Overdose Takes 1 Life, Endangers 12 More  02:25

Over the weekend in Chico, one man died and a dozen others were rushed to the hospital after overdosing on fentanyl.

CBS 13 Sacramento - Published

Police Investigating Overdose Incident in Oroville [Video]Police Investigating Overdose Incident in Oroville 

The Butte County Sheriff's Office said that three adults overdosed at Gold Country Casino & Hotel in Oroville on Monday.

KHSL - Published

Study: Americans Have 1 In 96 Chance Of Dying From Opioid OD [Video]Study: Americans Have 1 In 96 Chance Of Dying From Opioid OD  01:09

A new report from the National Safety Council found that Americans have a 1 in 96 chance of dying from an opioid overdose.

Newsy Studio - Published

Mass Fentanyl Overdose In Chico Kills 1 Person, Leaves 12 More Hospitalized [Video]Mass Fentanyl Overdose In Chico Kills 1 Person, Leaves 12 More Hospitalized  01:02

A mass drug overdose at a home in Chico has killed one person and sent more than a dozen people to hospitals, police said.

CBS 13 Sacramento - Published

Middle Aged Women Are Overdosing At Record Rates: Why [Video]Middle Aged Women Are Overdosing At Record Rates: Why  01:04

This isn't good news at all.

Celebrity Wire - Published

If You Die By Accident, It's More Likely Due To Overdosing Than Bad Driving [Video]If You Die By Accident, It's More Likely Due To Overdosing Than Bad Driving  00:50

According to Business Insider, there's a new cause of death even more deadly than car accidents. A new report from the National Safety Council reveals people are more likely to die from an opioid..

Wochit News - Published

One dead, 12 hospitalized in mass drug overdose [Video]One dead, 12 hospitalized in mass drug overdose  01:00

Chico Police Chief Michael O'Brien says one person is dead and 12 others were hospitalized in a mass fentanyl overdose at a house in Chico, California. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Rumble - Published

1 Dead, 14 Hospitalized After Mass Drug Overdose In Chico [Video]1 Dead, 14 Hospitalized After Mass Drug Overdose In Chico  00:54

Police were blaming a mass overdose in Chico on Fentanyl after one person died and 14 others were hospitalized Saturday.

CBS 5 SF KPIX - Published

Drug Overdose Deaths of Middle-Aged Women Skyrocket [Video]Drug Overdose Deaths of Middle-Aged Women Skyrocket  01:04

Drug Overdose Deaths of Middle- Aged Women Skyrocket From 1999 to 2017, the drug overdose death rate of women aged 30 to 64 rose 260%. The finding was revealed in a report from the Centers for Disease..

NYDN tronc - Published

2nd Man Found Dead Inside Democratic Donor Ed Buck's Apartment Has Been Identified [Video]2nd Man Found Dead Inside Democratic Donor Ed Buck's Apartment Has Been Identified  01:56

The second black man to die inside the West Hollywood apartment of Ed Buck was identified Wednesday as some politicians began to distance themselves from the prominent Democratic donor.

KTLA - Published

LGBT Community Calls For Arrest After 2nd Man Dies In Democratic Donor Edward Buck's WeHo Apartment [Video]LGBT Community Calls For Arrest After 2nd Man Dies In Democratic Donor Edward Buck's WeHo Apartment  02:39

A man was found dead early Monday morning at the same West Hollywood apartment of prominent Democratic Party donor Edward Buck where another man died of a drug overdose about 18 months ago.

KCAL 9 CBS LA - Published

Second Man Dies In West Hollywood Apartment Of Prominent Democratic Donor Ed Buck [Video]Second Man Dies In West Hollywood Apartment Of Prominent Democratic Donor Ed Buck  00:38

A man was found dead early Monday morning at the same West Hollywood apartment of prominent Democratic Party donor Edward Buck where another man died of a drug overdose about 18 months ago. Matt Yurus..

CBS2 LA - Published

VIDEO: Opioid fight a focus in Gov. Wolf's second term [Video]VIDEO: Opioid fight a focus in Gov. Wolf's second term 

VIDEO: Opioid fight a focus in Gov. Wolf's second term

WFMZ Allentown, PA - Published

Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala to Headline Coachella [Video]Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala to Headline Coachella  01:18

The 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival lineup was announced on Jan. 2. Other performers include Kid Cudi, Zedd, Khalid, Pusha T, Solange, Janelle Monáe, the 1975 and Weezer. Ariana Grande..

Wibbitz Top Stories - Published

Ariana Grande Says She's Not Dating in 2019 [Video]Ariana Grande Says She's Not Dating in 2019  01:04

Ariana Grande Says She's Not Dating in 2019 Grande dropped a bombshell about her current dating life on Twitter. The singer responded to an article titled, "Who is Ariana Dating NOW?!," by..

Wibbitz Top Stories - Published

Demi Lovato Pledges Not To 'Take Life For Granted' [Video]Demi Lovato Pledges Not To 'Take Life For Granted'  00:47

The 26-year-old pop star - who suffered a drug overdose in July - posted a philosophical message on Instagram as she looked forward to 2019.

SplashNews - Published

New Laws from OLCC [Video]New Laws from OLCC 

New Laws from OLCC

KDRV - Published

Opioids Are Killing More Young Patients [Video]Opioids Are Killing More Young Patients  01:04

The Journal of the American Medical Association released a report saying the mortality rate for younger patients in opioid overdoses have tripled.

Newsy Studio - Published

Midmorning With Aundrea - December 28, 2018 [Video]Midmorning With Aundrea - December 28, 2018 

Break away from your everyday with Aundrea Self! Starting class later may have its advantages. See how one library is encouraging young people to read more. And former first lady Michelle Obama gives..

WCBI - Published

 

Physician-Targeted Marketing Associated With Increase In Opioid Overdose Deaths

Many individuals cite prescription opioids as their gateway to illicit opioid use. However, while prescription opioids are involved in more than one-third of all opioid overdose deaths in the U.S.,..
Eurasia Review - Published

Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company

More than 1,000 government entities have sued Purdue, along with other drugmakers and distributors, claiming they are partly culpable for a drug overdose crisis that resulted in a record 72,000 deaths..
CBC.ca - Published

2 found dead in Grants Pass motel may have died of drugs

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A man and woman found dead in a Grants Pass motel room may have died of a drug overdose. The Daily Courier said Friday the bodies of the 31-year-old man and the 37-year-old..
Seattle Times - Published

Drug overdose deaths among U.S. women have more than tripled since 1999

For many decades, drugs of abuse were a menace that mostly threatened the lives of men. In 1999, fewer than 1 in 25,000 adult women in the United States died of a drug overdose, and childbirth was..
Newsday - Published

FDA Makes It Easier For Drug Companies To Produce OTC Naloxone

fda makes it easier for drug companies to produce otc naloxone
Watch VideoThe FDA is taking steps to ensure broader access for the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone.  FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Thursday that the agency will streamline drug..
Newsy - Published

“192aDay” Campaign Shines a Light on Lives Lost to Drug Overdose

Addiction Policy Forum Launches National Awareness Campaign to Honor Those Lost to Addiction Washington, DC, Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- January 15, 2019 – Today Addiction Policy Forum, a..
GlobeNewswire - Published

Reporter attacked in Chico while reporting on mass overdose

A reporter for a Redding news station was attacked during a live broadcast while reporting from the site of several fentanyl overdoses in Chico, California. On Saturday, KRCR reporter Meaghan Mackey..
SFGate - Published

You May Have A Higher Chance Of Dying Of An Opioid OD Than A Car Crash

you may have a higher chance of dying of an opioid od than a car crash
Watch VideoFor the first time on record, you now have a better chance of dying from an accidental opioid overdose than in a car accident. That's according to a new report from the National Safety..
Newsy - Published

Mass Drug Overdose Shows Dangerous Fentanyl Is Spreading Throughout The Country, Police Chief Says

'We knew fentanyl had been moving west'
Daily Caller - Published

👉 1 Dead And 12 Hospitalized After Mass Drug Overdose In California via Hvper.com


Upworthy - Published Also reported by •NPR

Family at 'beautiful' teen's side before her death after suspected festival drug overdose

Central coast teenager Alex Ross-King, 19, collapsed after consuming an unknown substance at FOMO festival in Parramatta. 
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

New smartphone app can detect overdoses and call for help

new smartphone app can detect overdoses and call for help
Scientists have built an app that gives a smartphone the ability to detect an opioid overdose and alert others for help. The app, called Second Chances, is still in development, but the researchers..
The Verge - Published

UK's top paramedic Malcolm Woollard died of prescription drug overdose

uk's top paramedic malcolm woollard died of prescription drug overdose
Professor Malcolm Woollard, 57, was found dead lying naked in his bed in Llangattock, near Abergavenny, South Wales in July last year. He had overdosed on the 19 drugs he took each day.
MailOnline - Published

Demi Lovato SLAMS Instagram for promoting fat-shaming game advert: 'This could be harmful'

Demi Lovato bit back at a fat-shaming game advertised on Instagram[Getty] Demi Lovato only recently suffered a near-fatal drug overdose, and spent two months in a rehabilitation facility after she..
OK! - Published

Stepping Sober Praises Agreement Between Trump and Chinese Government

After years of pressure from the US, Fentanyl has finally been labeled a controlled substance in China. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) January 03, 2019 The opioid epidemic has been affecting the..
PRWeb - Published

40 people caught with drugs at new Melbourne electronic music festival

It comes as a man died from a suspected drug overdose at Beyond the Valley music festival, near Warragul.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Victorian man dies in hospital after a drug overdose at music festival

It is the second death in four days at music festivals held in Australia.
SBS - Published

Demi Lovato says she is "so grateful" to be alive 5 months after drug overdose

[USA], Jan 1(ANI): Demi Lovato is looking forward to embracing each day of the New Year and knows how lucky she is to be alive following a near-fatal drug overdose in July.
Sify - Published Also reported by •E! Online

Man critical after overdose at Melbourne music festival as Victoria shuns pill testing

A man is fighting for his life after a drug overdose at a Melbourne music festival as calls for pill testing intensify.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Drugs found in BBQ chicken at NSW festival

A man has died after a suspected drug overdose at a NSW Central Coast music festival where drugs were found in the stuffing of a barbecued chicken.
SBS - Published

Study: Opioids Killed Nearly 9,000 Young People From 1999 To 2016

study: opioids killed nearly 9,000 young people from 1999 to 2016
Watch VideoA new report from the Journal of the American Medical Association shows the effect opioids are having on younger people in America. It says that between 1999 and 2016, opioids have..
Newsy - Published

Wearable sensor can detect imminent opioid overdose

The number of drug overdose deaths in the US more than tripled between 1999 and 2016, with opioids accounting for the majority -- in 2018, more than 115 people died from opioid overdose every day. Now,..
engadget - Published

Overdose crisis continues in B.C. with 120 deaths last month, coroner says

The B.C. Coroners Service's latest figures show almost exactly the same number of people died by drug overdose between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30, 2018 as during the same period last year.
CBC.ca - Published

Opiant Pharmaceuticals Licenses Novel CB-1 Receptor Antagonist for Treatment of Acute Cannabinoid Overdose from Sanofi

Opiant Intends to Initiate Development Efforts in 2019 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical company..
GlobeNewswire - Published

Birds recovering in California after drug overdose

Last week, authorities said, a man spotted hundreds of pills on the grass at a park. After seeing a goose in distress, he called animal control.
Seattle Times - Published

Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces FDA Orange Book Listing for New NARCAN® Nasal Spray Patent

NARCAN Now Covered by Eight Orange Book-Listed Patents SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Opiant”) (NASDAQ: OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical..
GlobeNewswire - Published

Christmas tree vigil honors loved ones who died of an overdose

Advocates and families gathered to put names on a Christmas tree in honor of loved ones who died of a drug or opioid overdose.
azcentral.com - Published

Demi Lovato is "sober", "grateful to be alive"

[USA], Dec 22 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Demi Lovato, who recently returned from rehab following a drug overdose, said she is "sober" and "grateful to be alive."
Sify - Published

Demi Lovato speaks out after apparent drug overdose: 'I am grateful to be alive'

This marks the first time the singer has openly addressed the incident at length
Independent - Published

'It's like a sober bar': Windsor coffee shop that gives former addicts safe spot an inspiration for U.S. mom

Distraught by watching her son nearly die of a drug overdose, a Pennsylvania mother and her husband drove seven hours to Windsor, Ont., to meet the former addicts who now run a "sober bar."
CBC.ca - Published

The Federal Government Is Recommending More Naloxone Prescriptions

the federal government is recommending more naloxone prescriptions
Watch VideoFederal health officials are recommending that doctors offer a naloxone prescription to certain patients who take opioid painkillers. The HHS issued new guidance Wednesday promoting a..
Newsy - Published

Addiction Policy Forum Launches Statewide Resource to Address the Addiction Crisis in Florida

Residents Can Now Find Local Addiction Treatment Facilities and Healthcare Providers by County Tallahassee, FL, Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- *Addiction Policy Forum*, a leading addiction..
GlobeNewswire - Published

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