Many Blame Drug Firms for Opioid Crisis

NEW YORK — About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds. The United States is in the midst of the deadliest drug overdose crisis in ...
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Deadly Blue ‘Mexican Oxy’ Pills Take Toll on US Southwest

TUCSON, Ariz. — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico by the Sinaloa cartel into the South...