Gov. Sandoval Leading Taskforce To Stop Opioid AbuseThe group will hear updates from state and federal agencies regarding how they're working to combat the opioid crisis in the Silver State.
AG Laxalt And Others Trying To Squash Opioid EpidemicAG Laxalt and other participating states have begun demanding documents and information from manufacturer and distributors of prescription opioids.
Health District Participates In Overdose Awareness DayA free Overdose Prevention Training will be held and an overdose prevention kit with two doses of naloxone, an opioid antagonist, will be provided to the first 60 people who attend the training.
Doctor Gets 10 Years In Prison For Oxycodone DistributionFollowing a 10-week jury trial, on March 23, 2017, 93-year old Dr. Henri Wetselaar was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances (oxycodone); distribution of controlled substances; money laundering; and structuring of money transactions.
Ecstasy Pills Shaped Like Donald Trump Surfacing In BritainIn the United Kingdom, a well-known American face is making waves in the drug market.
Five More Greyhounds Test Positive For Cocaine In FloridaA second greyhound racing trainer has been cited by Florida state officials after five dogs in her care tested positive for cocaine at the Bestbet track in Orange Park.
Heartburn Drugs Linked To Increased Risk Of Early Death, Study FindsPrescription-strength heartburn drugs are linked with a possible 25 percent increased risk of early death, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal Open.
States Ranked By Drug Use: Where Are The Problem Areas?All the states were ranked as far their drug use and law enforcements were concerned.
Drug Take Back Day Scheduled For SaturdayLocal law enforcement and other Southern Nevada partners have teamed up for a community wide prescription drug take back. It will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nevada Launches Program For Inmates With Opioid AddictionsPilot program is scheduled to begin in April at Warm Springs Correctional Center in Carson City and Southern Desert Correctional Center in Las Vegas.
Parents Use Daughter's Obituary To Help Others Struggling With AddictionAn Ohio resident used the darkest hours of her life as a vessel to help others who may be going down the same path.
Man Dead in Drug-Related Las Vegas Home Invasion AttackOne man was shot and killed in a Las Vegas home Saturday in an attack police say appeared to be drug-related, according to authorities.