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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has awarded the Reno Police Department a pair of grants totaling nearly $1.7 million to help combat opioid abuse and reduce gun violence.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The FBI in Las Vegas is replacing billboards seeking tips about human trafficking with signs seeking information about illegal and prescription distribution of opioid painkillers.
The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to file a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers.
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation, co-sponsored by Nevada Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, that would establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace.
Tougher restrictions on the over-prescription of opioids might be alleviated if a panel of state medical examiners gets their way.
Governor Brian Sandoval issued a statement commending President Donald Trump for his efforts to stop opioid abuse.
Economists tracking federal mortality data say the opioid crisis is undercutting the productivity of people in their prime working years — 30s and 40s.
There’s a new law now in effect in Nevada aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse by preventing the over-prescribing of opioids.
Among the measures in Assembly Bill 474 are benchmarks on prescribers. For instance, painkillers can’t be prescribed for more than 14 days for acute pain.