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The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation, co-sponsored by Nevada Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, that would establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace.
Tougher restrictions on the over-prescription of opioids might be alleviated if a panel of state medical examiners gets their way.
Governor Brian Sandoval issued a statement commending President Donald Trump for his efforts to stop opioid abuse.
Economists tracking federal mortality data say the opioid crisis is undercutting the productivity of people in their prime working years — 30s and 40s.
There’s a new law now in effect in Nevada aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse by preventing the over-prescribing of opioids.
Among the measures in Assembly Bill 474 are benchmarks on prescribers. For instance, painkillers can’t be prescribed for more than 14 days for acute pain.
Las Vegas personal injury attorney Robert Eglet has won his clients hundreds of millions of dollars to compensate for wrongful deaths and injuries. Now he’s working for the people of Clark County.
In spite of warnings from Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, the City of Reno and Cark County are poised to proceed with lawsuits against opioid distributors and manufacturers.
Freshman Congressman Ruben Kihuen is now in a fight for his political life.
A Reno attorney is offering his services if the city goes ahead with plans to sue opioid manufacturers.
In a letter to Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, lawyer Bill Bradley says his firm would work in partnership with a Las Vegas law firm to handle the litigation.
The Reno City Council will talk about suing opioid manufacturers at its regular meeting Wednesday.
Nevada ranks in the top 10 in opioid deaths in the country.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — State officials are committing more than $1 million to fight prescription opioid abuse in Nevada.