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Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter’s $17 billion lawsuit is the first to go to trial of more than 2,000 actions by state and local governments accusing opioid manufacturers of contributing to an epidemic linked to a record 47,600 overdose deaths in 2017, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit

Drug distributor McKesson Corp. agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold the company responsible for contributing to the opioid epidemic, the state’s attorney general said.

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Maryland charges Insys with engaging in deceptive opioid scheme

Maryland charged Insys Therapeutics Inc. with deceptively marketing a powerful opioid pain killer so that it was prescribed inappropriately beyond its intended use with cancer patients.

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New York accuses Insys of deceptively marketing opioid

Insys Therapeutics Inc.’s legal woes deepened as New York’s attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking at least $75 million from the company.

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Montana sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid epidemic

Montana sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, withdrawing from a multistate investigation by attorneys general into opioid manufacturers’ marketing practices and joining a growing list of states that have broken off to pursue individual lawsuits.

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Drug industry on tenterhooks as Maryland price-gouging law nears

As U.S. consumer outrage grows over prescription drug prices, state authorities and patient advocates in Maryland are preparing to enforce the nation’s first law designed to punish drugmaker price-gouging.

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U.S. to crack down on opioid treatment programs: Bloomberg

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will unveil a major crackdown on healthcare fraud involving opioid treatment programs, Bloomberg News reported, citing two people familiar with the matter.

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Missouri AG sues opioid manufacturers

Missouri became the third U.S. state to accuse major drug manufacturers of fraudulently misrepresenting the risks of opioid painkillers.

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