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Governor Signs Bills To Fight Opioid Abuse

OKLAHOMA CITY –  Opioid abuse is an issue that has reached the highest levels of state and federal government. In January, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter released 31 recommendations to combat the opioid epidemic, including enacting legislation to...

Trial date set in opioid case

NORMAN — The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office’s lawsuit against several prominent opioid manufacturers is set for trial. On Jan. 11, Cleveland County Judge Thad Balkman set a May 28, 2019, trial date, making it the first case out of several similar pending lawsuits...

OUR VIEW: The AG’s worthy endeavor

The War on Drugs will not be won in a hail of bullets. It certainly wasn’t won by knocking down the doors of crack dens in the 80s. But a battle could be won in the courtroom, and it could possibly create a chain-reaction that deals a major blow to the demand side of...