San Francisco Sues Drug Makers, Distributors Over Role In Opioid EpidemicSan Francisco's city attorney sued an array of prescription drug makers and distributors Tuesday, accusing them of fraudulent practices and creation of a public nuisance in contributing to the opioid epidemic.
Owner Of SF Herbal Medicine Store Allegedly Sold Prescription Drugs Without Licensehe owner of an herbal medicine store in San Francisco's Chinatown has been charged with selling and holding prescription drugs for sale without a license, prosecutors announced Monday.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
'Gag Clause' Keeping Pharmacies From Revealing Lower-Cost Drug OptionsObscure rules that cost patients money when they're buying prescription drugs have been a pharmaceutical industry standard for years, and now a bill in the state Assembly is targeting the practice.
'Gag Clause' Keeping Pharmacies From Revealing Lower-Cost Drug OptionsObscure rules that cost patients money when they're buying prescription drugs have been a pharmaceutical industry standard for years, and now a bill in the state Assembly is targeting the practice. 
Horizon Pharma Jacks Painkiller Drug Price From $138 to $2,979The drug is 22 times more expensive than when the company acquired it in late 2013.
2 Suspected Of Stealing Pills From El Cerrito WalgreensPolice are asking for the public’s help to find two suspects who allegedly stole prescription pills from an El Cerrito Walgreens pharmacy last week.
Tiger Woods DUI Caused By Prescription Drugs, Not AlcoholGolf great Tiger Woods wants his fans to know that alcohol was not a factor in his arrest on Monday.
Bay Area Family Puts Face On Suburban Opioid AddictionWith Californians now leading the nation in opioid-related deaths, a Bay Area mother and son are courageously putting a face on this terrible addiction.
Santa Cruz Requiring Prescription Drug Makers To Dispose Unwanted MedsSanta Cruz last week became the first U.S. city to pass a law requiring producers and retailers of prescription drugs to collect and dispose of any drugs patients don’t want.
West Virginia Is Suing McKesson Corporation For Incentivizing Opioid SalesWest Virginia sues McKesson Corporation, alleging the company is distributing painkillers irresponsibly and incentivizing opioid sales.