Trump Raises Possibility of Withdrawing Drug Czar NomineeSen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Monday she will introduce legislation to repeal the 2016 law.
Opioid Crisis Has Lowered U.S. Life Expectancy, Study FindsAccording to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the country's opioid epidemic claimed over 33,000 lives in 2015.
Express Scripts to Limit Opioids; Doctors ConcernedThe new program from Express Scripts is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association, which believes treatment plans should be left to doctors and their patients.
Power Fentanyl Linked to OverdosesA more powerful fentanyl is making it's way across the country.
States Call on Pharmaceutical Companies to Stop EpidemicState treasurers are asking the McKesson Corporation to help fight the heroin epidemic.
Greitens Makes Carrying Overdose-Reversing Drug State PolicyState law enforcement officers will carry overdose-reversing drug. Local agencies encouraged to.
Greitens' Prescription Drug Plan Getting Mixed ReviewsSt. Louis County Executive among those saying it doesn't go far enough.
Treatment Center Helps Recovering Addicts Stay on TrackA clinic in St. Louis is helping people overcome addiction to opioids.
Coroner: 'We Have Seen' Synthetic Opiates Like Fentanyl Mixed With MarijuanaFentanyl is 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine and has been attributed to the increasing number of fatal drug overdoses across the U.S.
Madigan Joins Colleagues in Opioid Investigations Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is joining her counterparts in other states investigating whether drug makers are contributing to the opioid epidemic.
Deadline Approaching to Solve Senate GridlocksMissouri's legislature enters its final day of this year's session today with a pile of unresolved issues.
Illinois Considers Medical Marijuana to Treat Opioid AddictionIllinois state lawmakers are hearing about the benefits of medical marijuana in battling opiate addiction.