OxyContin has long been the world’s top-selling opioid painkiller, bringing in billions in sales for privately-held Purdue.
Jamestown, Tennessee is a small town located in the heart of Fentress County–an area in which opioid abuse seems to have a death grip.
Governor Bill Haslam established the Tennessee Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education by executive order.
EASTLAKE, OH (WCMH) — An Ohio father shared a heartbreaking post about the death of his daughter from a heroin overdose on Christmas Eve. Ti…
Tennesseans turned in more than 68,000 pounds of unwanted or expired medications during the DEA’s 14th National Prescription Drug Take-Back …
Brandon Aguilar-Perez, 21, and Jose Guzman-Perez, 27, are accused of conspiracy to distribute heroin in the Nashville area.
“These are combinations of drugs that don’t even make sense, and they are combinations that are lethal.”
The monthly injection has the potential to reduce dangerous relapses that occur when patients stop taking their daily medication.
The forum will be held at the Northfield Conference Center at 5 p.m.
Another heroin deal was arranged by Cheatham undercover investigators. Authorities say Stefko arrived in Cheatham and met to conduct the tra…
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says two people in Murfreesboro suffered non-fatal drug overdoses on Friday.
CVS says it will limit initial opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply for new patients.
The kits are a tool designed to save lives with a naloxone nasal spray, which can be administered to a person overdosing on opioids.
Metro police worked alongside DEA agents to arrest four people and seize five pounds of heroin in Nashville.
Jorge Andres Lopez Montiel reportedly pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin and conspiracy with intent to distribute…
Metro police reported Christopher Miller was arrested Friday and officers seized more than five pounds of the drug.
Four men were arrested after a six-month investigation, and charges against at least one other person are anticipated.
Agents reportedly developed information heroin was being sold out of a home on Central Pike in Mt. Juliet.
The packet was reportedly mailed to the Nashville area and caught after authorities received a tip the drug was concealed in a “seemingly le…
Metro police said Lawrence Thompson, 51, and his girlfriend, Dean Moser, 53, were taken into custody by narcotics detectives.