Archive: opioid crisis
By Andy Gordon on July 7, 2021
Many Americans prepared for their July 4th festivities last week. But for thousands of Americans, celebrating was the furthest thing from their minds. Instead, it would be another weekend of coping with opioid addiction. As COVID-19 finally shows signs of winding down, America’s other pandemic — the opioid crisis — continues to play out in hospitals, rehab centers and courts. In fact, the pandemic made the opioid crisis worse. There were more than 81,000…
By Andy Gordon on November 13, 2019
More than 400,000 Americans have died from opioid overdoses. But there’s a solution - and two different methods to approach it.
By Andy Gordon on November 6, 2019
The opioid crisis has taken thousands of lives. And Andy Gordon has experienced the damage firsthand. But there is hope for a better future.
By Andy Gordon on October 30, 2019
The opioid crisis has cost American families, employers and the government billions of dollars. And we’re just beginning to see drug companies be held accountable. But there’s a silver lining.
By Allison Brickell on October 19, 2019
In the news this week: Pennsylvania introduces a comprehensive marijuana legalization bill, the former CFTC chair calls for a digital dollar and Canva’s valuation gets a boost.
By Allison Brickell on May 20, 2019
The opioid epidemic is a nationwide crisis. But three states that have legalized medical marijuana are seeing a more positive trend.