New Vaccine May Reduce Craving for Fentanyl

A vaccine that combines a fentanyl antigen with a tetanus toxoid has been shown to reduce fentanyl choices and increase food choices with effects lasting several months in rats. These results suggest that the vaccine may not only decrease dangerous drug-taking behavior, but can also increase behaviors maintained by healthier non-drug alternatives. Read the whole…

Drug Companies Sued Over Opioid Epidemic

A U.S. District Court Judge is allowing a massive lawsuit against the country’s biggest drug makers and distributors to move forward. Hundreds of cities and towns across the United States now have the opportunity to prove that companies like Purdue Pharma, Walmart, and Rite Aid contributed to the addictions of millions of American citizens. Calling…