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Ohio Sues Major Drug Companies For Misrepresentation Regarding Opioid Risks

Ohio has filed a lawsuit against five major drug companies for misrepresenting risks related to opioid addiction. According to Reuters, the five companies named in the lawsuit were Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc unit, a unit of Endo International Plc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd’s Cephalon unit and Allergan Plc. Amidst the rising number of opioid addiction and overdoses across the country, many state and local officials are looking for ways to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for any misleading marketing that may have understated addiction risks leading to the current opioid crisis. Click here to read more on this at Reuters website.


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  1. I Agree with Californias attempt at Changing the Classifications of marajuanas usage and possession.as long as the law is clear that usage and possession is just that.if caught selling it illegally…three strikes are right around that corner…who wants too spend the rest of there life in prison? Exactly…

      1. I do, I experienced it. I lost a cousin to Oxycontin accidental OD. And I have met many individuals that are completely off Western RX pain pills, through the healing power of Marijuana.

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