Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers

World / Crime & Legal Mar 19, 2018

Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers

President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction nationwide calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under current law, a top administration official said. It's a fate for drug dealers that Trump, who aims to be seen ...

Business Dec 5, 2017

Montana sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid epidemic

Montana has sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, withdrawing from a multistate investigation by attorneys general into opioid manufacturers' marketing practices and joining a growing list of states that have broken off to pursue individual lawsuits. Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced a lawsuit on ...