New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioids

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New York is joining the list of states taking legal action against the pharmaceutical companies. Over the country's, opioid epidemic the state sued Purdue pharma today accusing the, Connecticut-based pharmaceutical company of. Misleading doctors and patients, about the risk of its opioid products governor Cuomo says drug. Companies and distributors made hundreds of millions of dollars pumping opioids into communities according to state numbers there are more than three thousand opioid. Deaths in New York in. Two, thousand sixteen Purdue pharma denies the allegations and says it wants to work toward solutions involving in solving the current drug

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