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Five U.S. States Sue Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic

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Five U.S. States Sue Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic

Five U.S. States Sue Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic

(Reuters) - Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic.

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg, 20mg and 15mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017.

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18, 2018 FILE PHOTO AP CLIENTS ONLY/ PART COURTESY BRISTOL HERALD COURIER/ PART COURTESY LOS ANGELES TIMES




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