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Opioid settlement funds must be spent right

States, cities, counties and tribal governments nationwide will soon receive a windfall through several major opioid settlements. Drug distributors and manufacturers will relinquish a...
AID ­AVAILABLE: Pawtucket Emergency Medical Services Director Lance Dumont and Elizabeth Moreira, the city’s public health and equity leader, hold kits containing naloxone and fentanyl testers at the Newport Avenue fire station, which became a Safe Station for people seeking help with drug addiction.
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Communities create ‘Safe Stations’ in effort to reduce overdose deaths

Rhode Islanders who are struggling with substance abuse now have places they can go to get immediate attention and support, after fire departments and...

R.I. to get $45M in $5.5B settlement with Purdue Pharma, Sackler...

PROVIDENCE – Opioid maker Purdue Pharma LP and the Sackler family members who own the company settled with nine state attorneys general for their...
COURTESY PROVIDENCE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

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1. 5-story apartment building planned for site of 2020 Providence murder POSTED ONLINE: NOV. 15. A vacant, run-down restaurant property at 663 Admiral St....

Federal jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis in...

CLEVELAND (AP) – CVS Health Corp., Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain pills in two Ohio counties, a federal jury...

$1.3M grant to help R.I. workforce affected by opioid crisis

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will receive $1.3 million in federal funding to help create jobs for people who lost...

Appeals are mounting in Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement, including from R.I....

Objections to a historic settlement with Purdue Pharma are mounting in the form of appeals, with Rhode Island's attorney general saying Wednesday the plan...

Judge conditionally approves Purdue Pharma opioid settlement

A federal bankruptcy judge gave conditional approval Wednesday to a sweeping, potentially $10 billion plan submitted by OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle a...

4 companies on verge of settling U.S. opioid lawsuits

The three biggest U.S. drug distribution companies and the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson are on the verge of a $26 billion settlement covering thousands...

Purdue Pharma exit plan gains steam with OK from more states,...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15...

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