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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.

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.

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