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24 January 2019

USA: Cities appeal dismissal of lawsuit against pharma companies over their responsibility in opioid crisis

Author: Associated Press

"Cities appeal dismissal of lawsuits against opioid makers", 23 Jan 2019...

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14 January 2019

USA: Court dismisses lawsuit against drug firms sued by states for opioid crisis

Author: New York Times

"Judge Dismisses Opioid Crisis Lawsuits Against Drugmakers", 9 Jan. 2019...

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4 September 2018
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Author: Le Monde

« Au Canada, les fabricants d'opiacés seront poursuivis en justice », 30 août 2018...

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29 August 2018

Canada: Provincial govt. files lawsuit against drug manufacturers & pharmacies over their alleged contribution to opioid epidemic

Author: Peter Robb, ipolitics (Canada)

"B.C. first government in Canada to sue drug companies over opioids", 29 Aug 2018...

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3 May 2018

USA: Rise in opioids deaths leads state officials to file claims against drug firms and distributors

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29 January 2018

Opioid makers face hundreds of lawsuits for misleading doctors about drug’s addictive nature

Author: Jerry Mitchell, The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion Ledger, USA Today

The federal judge overseeing about 200 lawsuits against opioid makers would rather curb the opioid epidemic than referee the litigation...Opioid litigation...reached a flood last year when about 250 cities, counties and states sued opioid makers,...

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29 January 2018

USA: New York City files lawsuit against opioid manufacturers & distributors in relation to deadly epidemic

[Also refers to Cardinal Health, Cephalon, Endo, Watson]

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23 January 2018

Mayor de Blasio Announces Lawsuit Against Nation's Largest Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

Author: Office of New York City Mayor

Mayor Bill de Blasio.. announced the City had filed a lawsuit...in New York State Supreme Court to hold manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids to account for their part in the City’s ongoing deadly opioid epidemic.  The lawsuit aims to...

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23 January 2018

New York City Sues Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis

Author: J. David Goodman & William Neuman, New York Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced that New York City had filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid prescription drugs, joining a national campaign to hold the companies responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars...

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22 January 2018

'I don’t know how they live with themselves' – artist Nan Goldin​ takes on the billionaire family behind OxyContin

Author: Joanna Walters, The Guardian

...In 2014, Goldin was prescribed...OxyContin for painful tendonitis in her left wrist.  She promptly became addicted, despite taking the pills exactly as prescribed...When...doctors refused to supply her any more, she turned to the black market...[S...

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