Search / 143 results found


Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is hopeful his efforts, and those of other attorneys general, will change the behavior of pharmaceutical companies in the long term.

Last week, Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman ruled drugmaker Johnson & Johnson helped cause the opioid crisis in the Sooner sta…

Will it be enough? The State of Oklahoma and Attorney General Mike Hunter successfully prosecuted drug manufacturers. It’s a win for Oklahoma, but it’s hard to say if the monetary damages are in line with the kind of pain and suffering the opioid epidemic has solved.

Johnson & Johnson announced shortly after Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman read his decision that the company will appeal the ruling and ask an appellate court to put Balkman’s order on hold while the case plays out.

Despite a recent push to increase access, many lower-income addicts — including those battling opioids — face long waits to get treatment at state-funded, in-patient centers.

enterprise editor's pick topical

During the Opioid Epidemic Response event hosted by the OSU Center of Health Sciences Center for Wellness & Recovery in July, Sarah Johnso…