While the opioid crisis has been dominating national headlines for months, denoted as one of the worst public health crises in the US’s history, children born addicted to opiates are hardly discussed. If a woman uses prescription painkillers while their child is in utero, the child has a substantial chance of developing neonatal abstinence syndrome.

 The below article was posted in the Jackson Hole Daily News on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in regards to the May 14th Teton County Board of County Commissioners meeting that took place with the state’s attorney general and Jason Ochs of the Ochs Law Firm.  Ochs strongly encouraged Teton County, and other counties across the

On May 8, 2018, Carbon County filed a 72-page complaint in US District Court naming more than fifteen opiate manufacturers and distributors across the country for alleged misrepresentation about the addictive properties of opiate medications.

On August 10, 2017, President Trump declared the opiate epidemic a National Emergency. 

According to the Center for Disease Control

On September 27, 2017 I presented before the Wyoming County Attorney’s Association on the opioid crisis and the impact same was having on Wyoming.  The opioid crisis is  the worst public health crisis of our generation; far outpacing smoking.

Since 2015 approximately 25 states, counties and municipalities have filed lawsuits against the Opioid manufacturers alleging

opiate abuse

In a startling new study by the Boston Medical Center that will surely help the numerous counties and states persecuting opioid manufactures and distributors for the nationwide addiction epidemic, it was shown that one in twelve doctors was paid personally by an opioid manufacturer in a effort to promote