Tag Archives: Drug overdose

2-Year-Old Kentucky Boy Overdoses On Sleeping Mother’s Fentanyl

Lauren Baker

According to law enforcement officials, a 2-year-old Northern Kentucky boy is dead, and his mother in custody after the boy ingested her fentanyl. Ludlow police and fire departments responded to calls for a child not breathing around 3:34 p.m. on Thursday, according to Cincinnati.com. When first responders arrived, they found the boy …

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Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty To Greatly Contributing To The Country’s Ongoing Opioid Crisis; Paid Doctors To Write Patients Prescriptions For Its Painkillers

Opioid Crisis

Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty to contributing to the opioid epidemic that has led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people in the United States.  On Tuesday, Purdue Pharma, one of the leading OxyContin makers, pleaded guilty to three federal criminal charges related to its role in creating …

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