6 states sue maker of OxyContin as they battle expenses, human costs of opioid crisis

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AP AUSTIN — Attorneys general in six states filed lawsuits Tuesday against the maker of OxyContin and other pain medicines, for what the Texas attorney general called misleading marketing tactics that are fueling the nation's opioid epidemic.

Texas' lawsuit accuses Purdue Pharma, the privately held manufacterer of OxyContin, of violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by aggressively selling its products

Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: usatoday.com

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