Home / 2018 / February / 11 (page 4)

Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

OxyContin maker cuts sales staff, won’t hawk drug to docs

CLOSE The opioid epidemic is being called the worst public health crisis in American history, with its lethal consequences exacting a toll on users and families nationwide. Eric Hargan, acting secretary of HHS spoke about the crisis at the CDC. (Dec 4) AP OxyContin pills (Photo: Toby Talbot, AP) The pharmaceutical company that produces the…

Read More »

Mulvaney Says CFPB Under His Direction Is ‘Not Being Aggressive’

Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said the agency under his leadership is enforcing the law but “not being aggressive” about its mission. “We’re not pushing the envelope,” Mulvaney said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “We’re taking a different attitude toward the job, but the priorities have not changed.” Mulvaney,…

Read More »