Many eyes are watching Oklahoma State’s lawsuit against pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson. The outcome of this trial could set a precedent for the nearly 2,000 other lawsuits filed against pharmaceutical businesses and their executives.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130 people die from overdoses on opioid drugs every day. Such opioids include pharmaceutical pain relievers, heroin, fentanyl, and synthetic hybrid combinations of different opioid drugs.
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) has been coordinating National Drug Court Month for more than 10 years. During May of each year, Drug Courts, Veterans Treatment Course, and DWI Courts celebrate their success and their contributions to society.