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Drug take back site offered at West Virginia Capitol Complex

Sep. 24, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Capitol Complex will offer a place for people to dispose of unused or expired medications next month as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, officials said. The new Safe Zone at the bus turnaround next to the Culture...

WVa lawsuit against opioid makers set for April 2022 trial

Aug. 05, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by the state of West Virginia accusing several drug manufacturers of misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs will go to trial next April, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Thursday. The Mass Litigation Panel, a...

Opioid-ravaged West Virginia looks to $26B deal for help

Jul. 22, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Crumbling roofs and parking lots. Broadband glitches. Technology challenges. The priority list for Prestera Center goes beyond the mental health and addiction treatment services it provides to patients throughout West Virginia. One thing’s for...

US opioid lawsuits on verge of settlements with 4 companies

Jul. 20, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

The yearslong effort by state and local governments in the U.S. to force the pharmaceutical industry to help pay to fix a nationwide opioid addiction and overdose crisis took a major step forward Tuesday when lawyers for local governments announced they were on the verge of a $26 billion...

Court order shuts down West Virginia used car dealerships

Jul. 20, 2021 04:04 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four used car dealers have been permanently blocked from selling vehicles in West Virginia under a recent court order. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Monday his office won a lawsuit that accused the defendants of misrepresenting odometer...