Addiction

Gambling, tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and online gaming are industries that pose risks to individual and social health. Companies in this sector have a responsibility to balance immediate business with social ramifications.



Stories


Instagram bans influencers from getting paid to promote vaping and guns

Facebook is also working on ways content creators comply with policies around alcohol or diet suppl…

10 months, 1 week

Federal prosecutors launch criminal probe of opioid makers, distributors

Federal prosecutors have reportedly opened a criminal investigation into whether pharmaceutical com…

10 months, 3 weeks

Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes

Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping a…

11 months, 1 week

E-cigarette giant Juul suspends sales of all fruity flavors ahead of looming US ban

Juul says the suspension does not affect mint, menthol and tobacco flavors.

1 year

Four drug companies reach a last-minute $260 million opioid settlement with two Ohio counties

Four drug companies reached a last-minute legal settlement over their role in the opioid addiction …

1 year

Gov. Baker defends decision to temporarily ban vaping products

by: Erica Ponte Posted: / Updated: BOSTON, Mass. (WPRI) - Governor Charlie Baker is doubling down o…

1 year

Walmart Stops Selling E-Cigarettes

Vaping-related lung illnesses have been on the rise, and federal and state health departments are i…

1 year, 1 month

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy

The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for it…

1 year, 1 month

Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House…

1 year, 1 month

Petitions


Johnson & Johnson
Address High Drug Pricing via New Strategy

Recent ire has surfaced a number of financial and reputational risks to Johnson and Johnson resulting from from high priced pharmaceuticals.

$3.1 million supporting