Mississippi Could Lead Way In Suits Against Drug Makers

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Lawsuits against painkiller manufacturers are borrowing legal tactics the state of Mississippi pioneered against Big Tobacco, which settled for a record $206 billion in 1998. The states asserted they were victims of an industry-induced nicotine addiction that spiked health care costs for Medicaid recipients. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is using a similar argument against opioid drugmakers . . .

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