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NY sues opioid maker, says Purdue Pharma misled consumers

Wednesday, August 15, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: David Waldrep
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the opioid maker misled doctors and patients about the dangers of its drugs.

The state now joins a growing list of states and local governments that have turned to the courts for assistance in their effort to go after drug companies who make the powerful painkillers linked to tens of thousands of fatal overdoses across the country.

 

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