A District Court says Massachusetts cannot ban opioid painkiller Zohydro.
The Bay State is saying no to the controversial prescription painkiller.
West Virginia's Joe Manchin has sponsored a bill to push pain medication Zohydro off the FDA's approval list.
A rival's late-stage trial results suggest the pain med may have a short market life. The key: an FDA division head's documented willingness to overturn the approval should another pain option surface.
A study says that more opioid abusers get their medications via prescription than they do second-hand.
New York's health commissioner says its painkiller prescription database has cut painkiller doctor shopping by 75%.
Purdue Pharma says it will appeal.
The drugstore chain says it has cut off over-prescribers of tightly controlled medications.
HHS is looking into how J&J marketed opioid painkiller Nucynta, adding to the firm's list of investigations and those of the industry as a whole.
The drug maker can now add five new doses to its generic Opana ER offerings.