drug abuse

County initiatives try new paths to prevent opioid OD deaths. more

Jan 13, 2018 3:00 AM News 1 Comments

For the first time, fentanyl-related fatalities outnumber heroin cases. more

Jan 4, 2018 11:53 AM News

Governor’s task force develops programs to attack overdose surge. more

Dec 5, 2017 9:23 AM News

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Neighboring jurisdictions join trend of governments going to court over addiction's financial toll. more

Nov 17, 2017 8:56 PM News

Emergency personnel find man, 28, dead in vehicle on Walmart parking lot. more

Nov 17, 2017 4:51 PM News 2 Comments

Beiser-supported legislation cracks down on out-of-state dealers. more

Sep 11, 2017 4:24 PM News

Bourne sponsors legislation to expand state’s list of controlled substances. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:12 PM News

Coalition seeks action by Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen. more

Sep 6, 2017 11:49 AM News

Group to devise strategies for addiction recovery, overdose prevention. more

Sep 6, 2017 11:28 AM News

Simmons Hanly Conroy shareholder compares action to litigation against tobacco companies in 1980s. more

Jun 16, 2017 3:47 PM News

Madigan, others seek information about companies’ marketing practices. more

Jun 15, 2017 11:23 AM News

New documentary spotlights hope and help in life after addiction. more

Apr 2, 2017 3:00 AM News

Local governments claim marketing misrepresents dangers of painkillers. more

Feb 3, 2017 10:39 AM Business

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Wood River event emphasizes resources, awareness. more

Nov 26, 2016 12:00 AM News

Efforts to combat opioid abuse hampered by insufficient resources. more

Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM Commentary

Come Together for Change set for Sept. 28. more

Sep 16, 2016 1:21 PM News

Man creates support group in honor of son. more

Jul 30, 2016 12:00 AM News

Rauner signs bill banning sale of synthetic drug in stores. more

Jul 18, 2016 2:05 PM News

Granite City resident faces 6 to 30 years in prison for drug-induced homicide. more

Jul 14, 2016 3:35 PM Crime 1 Comments

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Woman who lost son to heroin organizes benefit for school program. more

Jun 30, 2016 12:00 AM News

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