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Opioid-Related Data and Information

Kelly E. Levy
Acting Director

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Opioid-Related Data
Date Range: 
January 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022

1,476

Suspected Overdose Deaths

7,135

Naloxone Administrations

1,697,832

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Naloxone

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Acting AG Platkin Announces Mallinckrodt to Pay More Than $230 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Underpayment of Medicaid Drug Rebates

As Part of Settlement, NJ to Receive Nearly $2.8 Million in Restitution and Other RecoveriesFor Immediate Release: July 26, 2022 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Acting Attorney GeneralOffice of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor- Tracy M. Thompson,...

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Acting AG Platkin Announces Mallinckrodt Bankruptcy Plan Goes Effective, Resulting in Over a Billion Dollars for New Jersey and Other Public Creditors to Use toward Opioid Abatement

As Part of Mallinckrodt Bankruptcy Plan, New Jersey and its Subdivisions to Receive Approximately $30 Million Dollars from Dublin-Based Pharmaceutical Company that Flooded Market with Highly Addictive Opioid Painkillers, Downplayed RisksFor Immediate Release: June 30,...

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