Litigation was recently announced against various opioid manufacturers and distributors, including Purdue Pharmaceuticals.
According to Kusi News, the San Diego city attorney announced a federal lawsuit against several opioid manufacturers, including Purdue Pharma, and several opioid distributors, for profiting from and exacerbating the country’s opioid crisis.
The suit is intended to force the companies to fund rehabilitation and drug education programs in response to opioid abuse in the city. Further legal action is to be initiated against the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, for violation of the RICO Act.
Opioid named in the suit include AmerisourceBergen Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., and the McKesson Corporation.
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