Montco DA's Office Releases Findings Of Grand Jury Investigation Into Opioid EpidemicThe grand jury put out six recommendations ranging from making more beds available for treatment to bringing back mandatory minimum sentences for dealers.
More Locations Have Drug Take-Back Boxes For Unwanted Meds In Medicine CabinetAll 16 Philadelphia Police Districts, among other locations, also have drug take-back boxes to dispose of medications.
Christie Will Advise Trump Panel On Opioid AddictionNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will take on an advisory role to help figure out ways the Trump administration can fight the opioid epidemic.
Governor Christie To Join White House Opioid EffortNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse.
Parents Not Doing Enough To Keep Prescription Drugs Away From Children, Study FindsA new study says poison control centers in the U.S. receive 32 calls a day about children being exposed to prescription opioids.
NJ Adopts New Rules On Drug Addiction Treatment, Opioid PrescriptionsNew Jersey has adopted strong, new rules on opioid prescriptions and mandated insurance coverage for those addicted to painkillers.
Sobering Numbers Out Of Delco Regarding Drug EpidemicIn Delaware County, the number of lives saved with an over-dose antidote more-than-doubled from 2015 to 2016.
Christie Signs Executive Order Declaring Opioid Epidemic A Public Health CrisisChristie says the action requires the marshalling of all appropriate resources to combat its harmful effects on New Jersey citizens.
New Data From CDC: Grim Outlook On Opioid EpidemicThe opioid epidemic has been sweeping through the country and the Philadelphia region.
Wolf Signs Package Of Bills To Address Opioid CrisisPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law a package of bills aimed to battle the state's heroin and opioid crisis.
'Let Us Lead The Nation': Wolf Addresses Joint Session On PA Opioid CrisisGovernor Wolf is calling on lawmakers to take a series of actions.
Pennsylvania Opioid Debate May Include Push For Pricier PillPennsylvania's fight against opioid addiction may include a measure that could pave the way to more expensive prescriptions for supposedly abuse-resistant painkillers whose effectiveness in curbing abuse is unclear.