If you are a heroin addict in Middletown, Ohio, the city is considering a controversial proposal that could have an impact on whether or not you get help the next time you overdose on your drug of choice—and if it has its way, three strikes means you’re dead.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit Wednesday against five pharmaceutical companies that manufacture opioids, as well as their related companies, alleging that the companies engaged in fraudulent marketing regarding the risks and benefits of prescription opioids, which he says fueled Ohio’s opioid…
On Monday, court documents became public involving the death of Prince. The unsealed documents showed that the medications found in the singer’s home were not prescribed to him. Bottles of opioid painkillers found in the home were prescribed to Prince’s friend and former drummer Kirk Johnson, according to CNN.