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New York to sue OxyContin maker over opioid crisis

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:04 PM

New York will sue a leading opioid manufacturer for allegedly encouraging physicians to prescribe its painkillers — then profiting off the patients who got hooked on the drugs, officials said Wednesday. The planned legal action will target Purdue Pharma, maker of the powerful OxyContin narcotic pills. Acting New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said a...

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