United States  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

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

Video Credit: Wochit - Duration: 00:55s - Published < > Embed
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.

REUTERS/George Frey/File Photo Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, West Virginia and Wisconsin joined 39 states to file lawsuits targeting Purdue Pharma and its leaders, including former president Richard Sackler and his family.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

You Might Like


Recent related videos from verified sources

Lawyers propose nationwide opioid settlement [Video]Lawyers propose nationwide opioid settlement

Reuters reports lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers in cases related to the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday announced a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:55Published

Lawyers Propose Nationwide Opioid Settlement [Video]Lawyers Propose Nationwide Opioid Settlement

Reuters reports lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers in cases related to the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday announced a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:55Published

Another Colorado community is suing opioid manufacturers [Video]Another Colorado community is suing opioid manufacturers

The City of Sheridan accuses opioid manufacturers of "setting the stage for the opioid epidemic," according to a lawsuit filed this week.

Credit: 7News - The Denver Channel     Duration: 00:59Published

What Makes Purdue Pharma's OxyContin Different From Other Opioids? [Video]What Makes Purdue Pharma's OxyContin Different From Other Opioids?

It seems like Purdue Pharma is taking more heat than other drugmakers for the opioid epidemic, and there's a reason for that.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 02:00Published

AG Becerra Announces Lawsuit Against Opioid Maker Purdue Pharma [Video]AG Becerra Announces Lawsuit Against Opioid Maker Purdue Pharma

California’s attorney general on Monday sued the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as among the most..

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento     Duration: 00:47Published

The agony of opioid withdrawal -- and what doctors should tell patients about it | Travis Rieder [Video]The agony of opioid withdrawal -- and what doctors should tell patients about it | Travis Rieder

The United States accounts for five percent of the world's population but consumes almost 70 percent of the total global opioid supply, creating an epidemic that has resulted in tens of thousands of..

Credit: TED     Duration: 14:17Published

J&J's Greed Helped Fuel U.S. Opioid Crisis [Video]J&J's Greed Helped Fuel U.S. Opioid Crisis

The state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis that Johnson & Johnson’s greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Oklahoma AG Says Johnson & Johnson's Deceptive Marketing Drove Opioid Crisis [Video]Oklahoma AG Says Johnson & Johnson's Deceptive Marketing Drove Opioid Crisis

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the state of Oklahoma accused Johnson and Johnson of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that drove the US opioid..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.