A Case Against Drug Manufacturers The State of Ohio Sues Opioid Drug Makers for Damages. The State of Ohio has brought a case against drug manufacturers over the ever-broadening opioid epidemic. The case alleges a number of the country's largest pharmaceutical manufacturers purposefully misled consumers and physicians about the … [Read more...] about Ohio Sues Drug Manufacturers Over Role in Opioid Epidemic
Lawsuit Alleged Abilify Pathological Gambling Addiction. Abilify is an antipsychotic medication used to treat psychiatric conditions such as depression, bipolar I disorder, schizophrenia, and autism spectrum disorders. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abilify in 2002. Now, drug manufacturers Otsuka … [Read more...] about Abilify Users Report Gambling Addiction
The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research are calling on the government to regulate “electronic nicotine delivery systems” – e-cigarettes – and step up research on their health effects. In a joint statement, the organizations expressed the urgent need for new research into the … [Read more...] about Cancer Groups Issue Statement Calling for Research and Regulation of E-cigarettes
Mirapex First Gambling Addiction Lawsuit. The first Mirapex lawsuit to go to trail has resulted in an $8.2 million award to the plaintiff, Mealey's Emerging Drugs & Devices is reporting. The lawsuit was the first of more than 300 to go to trail in the Mirapex multidistrict litigation in the US District Court in Minneapolis that … [Read more...] about Mirapex Victim Awarded $8.2M
Parkinson’s Drug Could Cause Compulsive Gambling. After gambling away $14 million, a retired physician from Austin, Texas, is making one last bet, that he'll recover his loss by suing casinos and the makers of his Parkinson's medication. Dr. Max Wells says the drug company failed to warn patients that Requip and a … [Read more...] about Gambler blames Parkinson’s for his addiction
Painkiller Oxycontin Drug Abuse. As drug abuse allegations swirl around him, Rush Limbaugh was still refusing to answer questions about his own troubles instead bringing up an old adversary. "People are saying that I'm being 'Clintonesque', that I'm waiting until I know everything I have to deal with so that I can figure out what … [Read more...] about Oxycontin: Fast Trip To Addiction?