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WINNEMUCCA, Nev. (AP) — A senior doctor at a rural hospital in northern Nevada has pleaded guilty to writing illegal prescriptions for narcotics including opioids without a medical purpose.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah House has passed a proposal to create a committee to review drug overdose deaths.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada attorney general's office has received clearance to hire a law firm to sue opioid manufacturers.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has awarded the Reno Police Department a pair of grants totaling nearly $1.7 million to help combat opioid abuse and reduce gun violence.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The FBI in Las Vegas is replacing billboards seeking tips about human trafficking with signs seeking information about illegal and prescription distribution of opioid painkillers.
The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to file a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers.
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.