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Massachusetts Bans Opioids from Courtrooms Over Exposure Fears

Massachusetts is banning some powerful opioids from courtrooms, because state court officials are worried people could be sickened by the drugs. The new policy was outlined in a memo to Massachusetts trial court officials on Tuesday. It goes into effect …

Opioid Epidemic Plagues Workers’ Comp

Editor’s Note: This is part of a team report on opioid use by injured workers. For stories focused on particular regions click on the respective links below. The national “epidemic” of opioid usage has garnered a great deal of public …

Georgia Man Sentenced in Crash Blamed on Prescription Drug

A Georgia man will serve 15 years in prison after being convicted of DUI and homicide by vehicle. A Pierce County jury has convicted 37-year-old Clinton Deloach Jr. of Patterson of being under the influence of prescription drugs in the …