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Kay Ivey awards grants to strengthen fight against illegal drugs  

Gov. Kay Ivey has strengthened the state's arsenal in the fight against opioids and other illegal or abused drugs by issuing $386,207 in grants...

Alabama gets federal assistance to help take drug dealers, drugs off...

In the state's ongoing fight against the drug epidemic, Gov. Kay Ivey has put federal funds in the hands of law enforcement in hopes of reducing...

Donald Trump says new proposal will lower some US drug prices

Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, saying...

Alabamians encouraged to participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Do you have unused prescription drugs collecting dust in your medicine cabinet? Well it's time to clean them out this Saturday. Saturday marks the 16th...

US health chief says opioid overdose deaths beginning to level off

The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary...

Doug Jones’ bill penalizes fentanyl exporters, calls out China

A bipartisan bill aimed at combatting the nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic proposes new penalties on foreign countries that turn a blind eye to drug kingpins...

Alabama community health centers receive $4M in critical opioid treatment grants

Community health centers across the state are receiving federal grants to support increased treatment and prevention for opioid and substance abuse. Sen. Richard Shelby made...

Lawmakers announce opioid overdose devices for high schools statewide

An auto-injection device that helps reverse an overdose from opioids, like heroin and prescription painkillers, is being offered for free to high schools across the state of...

Bradley Byrne: Fighting the opioid epidemic

For too long, a problem of epic proportion has been growing outside of the headlines in the United States: the opioid epidemic. The reality...

Martha Roby: Combating the opioid crisis at home and across the...

There are countless important issues currently facing our state and nation. From our ongoing conversations with North Korea to the continuing need for enhanced...
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