Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Wants Lawmakers To Extend Opioid Emergency DeclarationThe governor of Pennsylvania is asking state lawmakers to return to Harrisburg within a month to extend a statewide disaster emergency intended to help stem the commonwealth's opioid addiction crisis.
More Than $400K In Opioids, Painkillers Shipped From India To Mercer County HomeMembers of the county's narcotics task force were waiting when the package arrived at a home in Hamilton Township on Nov. 1.
Judge Orders Johnson & Johnson To Pay $572 Million For Role In Oklahoma's Opioid CrisisJohnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis.
'Drugged Driving': Opioid Epidemic Presents Growing, Ever-Present Danger On The RoadsAccording to the National Safety Council, Americans are now more likely to die of an opioid overdose than a car crash.
Philadelphia Becomes First City In US To Issue Guidelines To Doctors Who Prescribe Opioids After SurgeryCity leaders say doctors need to join them on the front lines as they aim to reduce the deadly addiction epidemic.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Study: Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Now Outpacing Drunk Driving CrashesAccording to a new report in 2016, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs.
Homeless Encampments: Philadelphia's Latest Battle In War Against OpioidsLiz Hersh of the Office of Homeless Services called the encampments "a humanitarian crisis."
New Jersey Opioid Prescriptions Could Come With Stern Warning LabelsA bill making its way through the New Jersey legislature would require strict warning labels on all prescriptions for opioids in the Garden State.
Pennsylvania's Attorney General Pushes Back On Philly's Safe Injection SitesThe city's approach is unconventional, but it's also illegal, in the eyes of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
Delaware County Authorities Unveil New Tool To Help Protect Police, First RespondersPolice and first responders in Delaware County have a new tool that detects chemical compounds to identify drugs, explosives or other materials.
NJ Funeral Director Speaks Out About Rise In Opioid Deaths: 'Sometimes...10 People A Week'Nick Renn works with 20 funeral homes in South Jersey. He says when he started in the 80's, overdose deaths were few and far between.
New Partnership Between PA, NJ Aims To Curb Opioid CrisisDoctors from both Pennsylvania and New Jersey can now share patients prescriptions.
Congressional Call For Tri-State Cooperation In Opioid Prescription Monitoring ProgramTri-State is part of a program that allows doctors to check for similar prescriptions their patients might be getting from other physicians.
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.