The defendants are Purdue, Teva, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson and Janssen, according to the mayor's office.
It's the place where so many great American standards were written, it's the place where Carole King and Sonny Rollins and Jay-Z became legends. More New Yorkers died from opioid overdoses a year ago than from auto accidents and homicides combined.
Five opioid manufacturers and their subsidiaries, including Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson and Endo International, as well as distributors McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Corp., were named in the lawsuit.
At age 19, Perotto said her son was a straight A student and athlete who became addicted to prescription opioids after he was in a vehicle accident.
Renowned photographer Nan Goldin, herself a recovering opioid addict, is waging a campaign to hold the family behind painkiller brand OxyContin accountable for its role in the epidemic.
"More New Yorkers have died from opioid overdoses than auto crashes and homicides combined in recent years".
"Amazon Go Store", Google Play Audiobooks — Tech Bytes Retail powerhouse Amazon is disrupting retail yet again, with the opening of its checkout-free Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle. The first store is located near the corner of Seventh Avenue and Blanchard Street, just north of Seattle's Downtown area.
This leak could show off the upcoming DJI Mavic Air DJI is going to sell the Mavic Air in Onyx Black , Arctic White , and Flame Red colors for $799 in the United States. This, according to DJI, is done in only 8 seconds, and it suggests viewing the resulting image with DJI Goggles.
"It's time for big pharma to pay for what they've done".
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to guests during the National Action Network (NAN) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The de Blasio administration introduced HealingNYC, a $38 million local initiative to distribute naloxone, addiction treatment medications and to educate local emergency rooms and clinicians about opioids, in March.
New York City is suing the nation's largest opioid manufacturers and distributors in an effort to hold them accountable for what officials call their role in the city's ongoing opioid epidemic. Roughly 2.7 million opioid prescriptions were filled within New York City each year between 2014 and 2016.
Carter said he expected the city's opioid suit to be consolidated for discovery purposes with similar cases in Suffolk County, and then tried in Manhattan.
Earlier today, opioid commission member and former Congressman Patrick Kennedy slammed the federal government for what he described as hollow efforts against the opioid epidemic.
Erdogan said in a televised speech , claiming that Ankara has reached an agreement with Moscow in regards to the situation. The battles had actually begun the night before but only with shells from Turkey against Kurdish forces under USA command.
Kate Middleton has revealed why she gave up tennis and became less sporty after having Prince George and Princess Charlotte . The Duchess of Cambridge is launching a new website to help children access better mental health support in school.
Vasgersian follows Jon Miller and Dan Shulman as the voice of Sunday Night Baseball , which is entering its 29season in 2018. ESPN brass have been interested in Vasgersian, a rising play-by-play star at Fox and MLB Network, for months, said sources.
United Nations efforts to punish perpetrators in Syria have failed, repeatedly blocked by Syrian ally Russian Federation . In November, Russia vetoed the renewal of a United Nations body that had investigated chemical use in Syria.
The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until February 16. The 2018 government shutdown is ending after lasting for what amounts to a long weekend.
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It was number nine batsman Sunzamul Islam's 19 and number ten batsman Mustafizur Rahman's 18 that helped the hosts go beyond 200. Bangladesh collapsed from 147-2 to 170-8 with paceman Kyle Jarvis grabbing three wickets for 42 runs.
On Monday morning, the Tesla auto , going 65mph, hit a parked fire truck, the Culver City Fire Department tweeted. Authorities determined his blood-alcohol concentration was more than two times the legal limit, according to CHP.
The session will be moderated by Prof Klaus Schwab, the Founder and Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum. Thanking Modi, the Swiss president said he would continue to strengthen "relations" with India.
Twitter user OurState_CSU posted a video from the end of the game, in which referee Clete Blakeman pats Brady on the back. So when you look at it, you look at it from that standpoint. "With the Jets and Giants we get a lot of hate".
After missing eight games in 2016, as well as the entire postseason, it was a relative return to health in 2017 for Gronkowski. Gronkowski missed the Super Bowl a year ago with a back injury, yet the Patriots went on to win the Super Bowl without him.
Nassar victim says Michigan State billing her
Almost 100 victim statements have been given by women who say Nassar assaulted them while pretending to offer medical treatment. Some of the victims went further and alleged that the organization sought to buy silence with regard to the abuse by Nassar.
Government Shutdown Ends With One Clear Loser: Democrats
A group of mostly Democrats and a few Republicans voted against the legislation, which didn't include an immigration measure. In talking with his chief of staff, General Kelly, I'm just hopeful we can find that pathway forward.
Transfer rumor: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal very close
Sanchez's departure had been on the cards for some time when it became apparent he would not sign a new contract at the club. Aubameyang is believed to be on the verge of a big-money move to Arsenal as Alexis Sanchez's direct replacement.
Louisiana frog case hops to high court
The high court will hear the case of the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service against Weyerhaeuser Company, a timber producer. The land is located in Louisiana and is partly owned by the Weyerhaeuser Co.
Kentucky man faces federal charges for Sen. Rand Paul attack
A close friend of Paul's said the senator had gotten off his riding lawn mower to remove a limb when he was tackled from behind. In comments to police, neighbor Rene Boucher indicated the attack was not politically motivated, the court document said .
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