NH AG files civil suit against Purdue Pharma for deceptive marketing of OxyContin

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 NH Department of Justice 0
“New Hampshire continues to experience a severe opioid epidemic. Last year alone nearly 500 overdose deaths occurred — almost ten times more than in 2000. The CDC reports four out of five heroin users started with prescription opioids. To defeat the epidemic, we must stop creating new users and part of that is making sure these highly addictive and dangerous drugs are marketed truthfully and without deception and in such a way as not to minimize addiction risks or overstate benefits to patients.” READ MORE
Heroin Crisis in Manchester

94 Days and Counting: How Safe Station Saved Madisen Peterson

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0
The true success of Safe Station can be measured by a guy like Madisen Peterson. Three months ago he thought suicide was the only way to free himself of a life that had spiraled out of control. Then, he made the 50-mile trip to Manchester, and only looks back to remind himself of the place where he never wants to return. READ MORE
Heroin Crisis in Manchester

NH joins national lawsuit against maker of Suboxone for price-inflating scheme

Thursday, November 17, 2016 Carol Robidoux 0
Attorney General Joseph A. Foster joined with 41 other attorneys general on Nov. 17 in filing an amended antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, over allegations that the companies engaged in a scheme to block generic competitors and cause purchasers to pay artificially high prices. READ MORE