Ohio Files Wide-Ranging Case Against Five Painkiller Makers

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In one of the highest-profile cases against makers of prescription painkillers, Ohio has filed suit against five drug companies, alleging they fueled the opioid addiction crisis by misrepresenting the addictive risks of painkillers, the Wall Street Journal reports. The suit targets parent companies and subsidiaries, including Purdue Pharma L.P.; Johnson & Johnson; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd; Allergan PLC, and . . .

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