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Florida among 6 states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma; AG says opioids kill 15 a day in state

Florida among 6 states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma; AG says opioids kill 15 a day in state



2018-05-16T04:20:55+0000

Florida and five other states are filing new lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.

Florida and five other states are filing new lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.


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DRIVE | Premier Boat & R.V. Storage in St. Augustine has just completed its first expansion — adding 122 new storage spaces for a total 204 that are now available for boat and RV owners. And you can rent month-to-month. All amenities included. https://t.co/ZUKlT4yrB2

Clogged gutters can cause runoff issues near your home. Help direct the rain away from your home by securing loose gutters and downspouts and clearing any clogged areas or debris.

Another issue is causing an outage impacting 347 customers near Central, Jackson, Milton, Old Bainbridge, Lowell, Ford, Branch, N Monroe, W Tharpe, W 6th Ave through W 10th Ave, Dart, Westcott areas. Crews on their way. Cause not known at this time.

Crews working to restore outage impacting roughly 1,400 customers cause by wires down on Centerville at Medical. Customers impacted near Goodwood, Trescott, Betton, Colonial, Grape, Pine, Thomasville, Argonne, Buford areas. Crews isolated wire & should be able to restore shortly.

Sleiman Enterprises in an email sent to the Times-Union fired back at the city, which issued a letter Friday terminating the company’s lease. Promising to see the city in court, the company also took a swipe at Mayor Lenny Curry and other city leaders. https://t.co/UQh0NzXeGO

Be aware of the risks posed by flooding. Stay clear of floodwaters and never drive over a flooded road. #HurricaneReady https://t.co/sTGSk9Wgka

5 AM EDT Alberto Update: Storm track has shifted eastward; TS warnings extended to include all of the Big Bend coast and inland portions of the FL Panhandle. Heavy rain remains the main threat with this storm. #flwx #gawx #alwx

For veterans, some not able to hold down a job, horticulture therapy is a proven effective therapy for relief of PTSD symptoms and other anxiety-driven behaviors. Some say Pam Greenewald, and her nonprofit, Rose Garden Angels, has been a lifesaver.
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PHOTOS | JAX Rockabilly/Pin-Up Contest and Car Show was held on May 19 at the Budweiser Brewery Experience. See who we Spotted at the car show and in the pin-up contest. https://t.co/wiU1V6W4F8

Columnist Gene Frenette writes that when WJXT parted ways with Sam Kouvaris, general manager Bob Ellis felt his station needed to do something to jump-start their sports coverage.
Enter Mark Brunell, a high-profile public figure with a good-guy reputation.
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If approved by City Council, City Manager Reva Feldman's term would extend to May 22.
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Way to get prepared for #Alberto, #Tallahassee! Since opening, more than 3,700 sandbags have been collected from the Messer & Winthrop sites. Communitywide, the figure is even higher. Need info on sites or City service updates? Visit https://t.co/5znhBHDnhR

PHOTOS | The #Jaguars were back in the Dreamfinder Homes Practice Complex, next to TIAA Bank Field on Thursday for day two of organized team activities. Check out photos of the action.
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