HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana has filed a lawsuit against the two leading drug distributors in the state, saying they failed to monitor and report excessive opioid shipments to Montana pharmacies,...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A longtime Sioux City food distribution facility will be closing next week, affecting the jobs of 30 people.
Braunger Foods is shutting down the facility Sept. 7. The company is a wholesale distributor of meat and other food products to restaurants and has operated in Sioux City for nearly 130 years. Rosemont, Illinois-based US Foods bought Braunger Foods last summer.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico attorney general's office added on Wednesday three new pharmaceutical companies to a lawsuit accusing opioid manufacturers and distributors of exacerbating the state's drug addiction crisis.
Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Mallinckrodt, Insys, and Noramco were added to a lawsuit in state district court against five of the nation's largest opioid manufacturers and three major wholesale distributors.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico attorney general's office accused major manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid medication of exacerbating the state's drug crisis by falsely downplaying addiction risks and failing to monitor suspect prescriptions, in a lawsuit filed Thursday in state district court.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Wholesale distributor United Natural Foods Inc. is seeking Rhode Island tax breaks as it prepares to hire 150 new employees in the coming years.
State Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor tells the Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/2lbmBdf ) he expects the company to request at least $1.9 million through a tax credit program for companies that add jobs.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced his office is allocating $1.3 million to bolster residential drug treatment facilities for women, increase detox beds for young people and adults and help law enforcement agencies stop drug diversion.
Funding will come from recent lawsuit settlements with wholesale distributors that ship prescription drugs from manufacturers to pharmacies, he said.