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Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids

Reuters India Thursday, 16 May 2019
Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to a nationwide epidemic.
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According to Reuters, five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma of illegally marketing and selling opioids. Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, West Virginia and Wisconsin joined 39 states to file lawsuits targeting Purdue Pharma and its leaders. Officials accused Purdue Pharma of...

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