Tag: opioid overdose

July 2, 2019
Marijuana Laws No Longer Thought to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths

A new study builds upon earlier research with a larger, more up-to-date dataset, finding a reversal in trends.

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May 9, 2019
FDA Approves First Generic Naloxone Nasal Spray for Opioid Overdose

The life saving antidote for opioid overdose will soon be available in a consumer-friendly, generic nasal spray.

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February 1, 2019
Opioid Marketing Tied to Higher Prescribing and Overdose

A new JAMA study finds that increased county-level opioid marketing was tied to elevated overdose mortality.

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September 5, 2018
Massachusetts Study Links Occupation to Opioid Overdose Deaths

On average, construction workers are six times more likely to die from an opioid overdose death, more than any other occupation.

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