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Opioid Firms Demand Recusal of Cleveland Judge

Some drug companies facing more than 2,000 lawsuits over their alleged roles in the opioid epidemic are demanding that the federal judge overseeing the case step aside, questioning his impartiality because he has urged both sides to settle…

Purdue Pharma Nears Opioid Case Settlement

Purdue Pharma LP obtained support from 23 states and thousands of local governments for a multibillion-dollar deal that could enable the drugmaker to resolve much of the opioid litigation it faces through a planned bankruptcy restructuring,…

Will Congress Move on Pot Legalization?

As a bill allowing banks to do business with cannabis companies without fear of federal punishment is under review in Congress, Democrats are divided over whether to focus on social justice issues like legalizing marijuana or industry…

Congress Still Divided on Marijuana Issues

It could be a big moment for marijuana in Congress, but Democrats are divided over whether to focus on social justice issues or industry priorities like banking, reports Politico. Marijuana advocates also are divided over whether to push…