Wholesale distributors

December 20, 2018 - 8:00 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A congressional report on prescription pill dumping in West Virginia blames U.S. prescription drug distributors and the Drug Enforcement Administration for not doing enough to help mitigate the nation's opioid addiction and overdose crisis. The 324-page report released...
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August 08, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A German pharmaceutical company has filed a lawsuit to prevent Nebraska from using lethal injection drugs next week in what would be the state's first execution in more than two decades. The federal lawsuit filed late Tuesday could delay the Aug. 14 execution of Carey Dean...
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Surrounded by ice, commercial fishing boats are docked in their slips after more than a week's worth of frigid weather froze the harbor in Lake Montauk in Montauk, N.Y., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Only a few commercial boats remain in Montauk harbor during the winter months fishing for species such as porgy, tilefish, monkfish and black sea bass. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 14, 2018 - 6:13 am
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York. But it was just an illusion. No tuna was landing there. The fish had long...
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George Barrett, left, executive chairman of the board, Cardinal Health, Inc., Dr. Joseph Mastandrea, chairman of the board, Miami-Luken, Inc., John Hammergren, chairman, president, and CEO, McKesson Corporation, J. Christopher Smith, former president and CEO, H.D. Smith Wholesale Drug Company, and Steven Collis, chairman, president, and CEO, AmerisourceBergen Corporation, are sworn in before they testify during a hearing of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, about the opioid epidemic, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 08, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top executives of the nation's leading wholesale drug distributors told Congress under oath Tuesday that their companies didn't help cause the nation's deadly opioid epidemic, drawing bipartisan wrath that included one lawmaker suggesting prison terms for some company officials...
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FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Congressional investigators say wholesale pharmaceutical distributors shipped hundreds of millions of prescription opioid pills to West Virginia, a state disproportionately ravaged by deaths caused by the addictive drugs. Now, lawmakers want executives of those companies to explain how that happened. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
May 08, 2018 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a congressional investigation into the opioid epidemic (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Lawmakers of both parties say wholesale drug distributors missed signs of suspicious prescription opioids sales in West Virginia. The state has been ravaged by overdose deaths after...
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The symbol for Time Warner appears on a board above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Time Warner Inc. reported financial results for its third quarter that ended Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 26, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Thursday as gains for technology companies and banks helped the market recover some of its losses from earlier in the week. However drugmakers and distributors tumbled. The European Central Bank said Thursday it will begin gradually reducing the bond purchases it's...
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April 29, 2017 - 2:23 am
Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said. The state launched an ambitious...
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April 20, 2017 - 5:53 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Cherokee Nation sued distributors and retailers of opioid medications on Thursday, alleging the companies have contributed to "an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse" within the tribe and have not done enough to prevent tribal members from acquiring illegally prescribed...
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