Taking Action Topic: Opioids

Date Title
05/14/2019 AG Shapiro Sues OxyContin Creator Purdue Pharma for Role in Fueling Opioid Epidemic
05/08/2019 PA AG Shapiro: 8 Weeks, 59 Arrests, 654 Grams of Illegal Drugs Seized in Wilkes-Barre
05/03/2019 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Major Hazleton Fentanyl Distribution Ring Takedown
04/16/2019 Attorney General Josh Shapiro Announces 100 Tons of Prescription Drugs Destroyed through Drug Take Back Program
04/09/2019 CASE UPDATE: Former Lackawanna County Medical Technician Sentenced to 3-6 Years in Prison for Forging Prescriptions
03/01/2019 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Addiction Treatment Outreach Initiative in Carbon County
03/01/2019 Attorney General Josh Shapiro Announces Arrest of Major Drug Manufacturer and Supplier in Allentown
02/14/2019 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Results of Major Drug Operation in Kensington
01/31/2019 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Seizure of 12,000 Doses of Fentanyl in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties
12/19/2018 Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Governor Tom Wolf Announce New Online Tool to Report Suspicious Prescription Drug Activity
12/11/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Winners of 2019 Drug-Free Calendar Contest
11/09/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Charges Against Two Allegheny County Men as Agents Seize Drugs, Cash
10/19/2018 51 Drug Dealers Arrested in Allegheny County Roundup
09/27/2018 Office of Attorney General’s Strategic Response Team’s 7-Month Haul in Westmoreland County: $600K in Heroin, Fentanyl, Drugs Seized, 89 Arrests, 13 Illegal Firearms
08/28/2018 Attorney General Josh Shapiro Announces Seizure of $535K of Heroin, Fentanyl, Crystal Meth and Other Drugs
08/27/2018 72 Drug Dealers Arrested in Latest Blair County Roundup
08/02/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Implores President Trump to Respond to Heroin and Opioid Epidemic
07/27/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Commends New Law Giving Hospices Ability to Dispose of Prescription Drugs Fueling Opioid Epidemic
07/18/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Charges against Four in Allegheny County as Agents Seize 29 Guns, Drugs and Cash
05/24/2018 Attorney General Josh Shapiro Partners with Pocono Raceway to “Rev Up” Fight against Opioid Epidemic During Pocono 400 Race Weekend
05/08/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Treatment Outreach Initiative
05/04/2018 Drug Delivery Resulting in Death: Dealer Who Delivered Fentanyl – Causing Clarion Woman’s Fatal OD – Charged with First-Degree Felony
04/28/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Asks Pennsylvanians to Safely Dispose of Unused Prescription Drugs on National Drug Take Back Day
03/01/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Breakup of Pawn Shop Theft Ring
02/28/2018 Shutting Down a Fraudulent Prescription Drug Mill
02/13/2018 Attorney General Shapiro Announces Seizure of $2.6 Million of Heroin and Fentanyl in Major Philadelphia Drug Raid
02/07/2018 CASE UPDATE: Adams County Doctor Charged with Treating Patients While Under the Influence of Cocaine
01/11/2018 Jefferson County Doctor Arrested for Prescribing Fentanyl and Oxycodone – Causing One Fatal Overdose
01/10/2018 Statement of Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Governor Wolf’s Declaration of Disaster Emergency on Opioid Epidemic
12/21/2017 More than 17,000 Prescription Pills – including Opioids – Stolen by Surgeon’s Assistant in Armstrong County
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