Washington, Louisiana Join States Suing Opioid Makers

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Lawsuits seeking to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable for opioid addiction are mounting, the Wall Street Journal reports. Washington state and Louisiana have joined more than half a dozen other states that have filed actions against drugmakers and distributors. Washington accused Purdue Pharma L.P. of misrepresenting the addiction risk of opioid painkillers including OxyContin. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said two Washingtonians die . . .

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