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Colorado suing OxyContin maker over deceptive marketing

A lawsuit from the state of Colorado claims Purdue Pharma, which earned $35 billion in opioid manufacturing and sales, aimed its marketing to create doubt that opioids should be used sparingly.      &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 11th, 2018

State sues OxyContin maker Purdue for its role in opioid crisis

Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, maker of the painkiller OxyContin, seeking monetary damages following the rise in opioid-related deaths in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 15th, 2018

Fentanyl maker joins lawsuit to block Nevada execution plan

A maker of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl (FEN'-tah-nil) has joined a bid to block Nevada from using its product in the first execution in the state in more than 12 years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 30th, 2018

Is big pharma to blame for the opioid epidemic?

The state of California, like many states, is in the throes of the opioid epidemic.  According to the California Department of Health, there were 4,600 overdose deaths .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 9th, 2018

Va. AG Herring sues Purdue Pharma, maker of Oxycontin, blaming it for opioid crisis

Lawsuit alleges company lied about dangers, creating the “deadliest drug epidemic in American history.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 27th, 2018

Kentucky AG sues Walgreens for "dual role" in state"s opioid epidemic

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 14th, 2018

Lawsuit dropped between Elaine Wynn and ex"s former company

A six-year boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife has been settled on the brink of a trial in Nevada state court......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Senate approves bipartisan bill to fight opioid epidemic

The Senate on Monday passed sweeping, bipartisan legislation aimed at combating the opioid epidemic through new research, treatment and help for families affected by addiction......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018

Monday links: a quiet, open-minded state

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Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsSep 17th, 2018

Oregon AG Rosenblum accuses big pharma company of deceptive marketing

Purdue Pharma targeted Oregon seniors in a deceptive marketing campaign for the opioid painkiller OxyContin and lied to the Oregon Board to Pharmacy to boost its profits, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum alleged in a lawsuit filed Thursday. Purdue m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Mad Hedge Hot Tips for September 5, 2018

Mad Hedge Hot Tips September 5, 2018 Fiat Lux The Five Most Important Things That Happened Today (and what to do about them)   1) Congress Grills Big Tech. Yes, the opioid epidemic is all th.....»»

Category: blogSource: madhedgefundtraderSep 12th, 2018

Marijuana growers threaten to sue state cannabis commission

An organization representing Massachusetts marijuana growers is considering a lawsuit to compel the Cannabis Control Commission to review the statutorily-required agreements between marijuana businesses and their host towns......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

Colorado suing manufacturer of OxyContin for deceptive marketing campaign

The State of Colorado is suing Purdue Pharma, alleging the creator of the opioid drug OxyContin misrepresented.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 11th, 2018

Orexo soars after winning opioid drug appeal against Teva

A U.S. appeals court on Monday revived Swedish pharmaceutical company Orexo AB's lawsuit accusing a unit of Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd of infringing a patent for its opioid addiction drug Zubsolv......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 10th, 2018

OxyContin billionaire granted patent for addiction treatment

A billionaire pharmaceuticals executive who has been blamed for spurring the US opioid crisis stands to profit from the epidemic after he patented a new treatment for drug addicts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2018

OxyContin billionaire granted patent for addiction treatment

A billionaire pharmaceuticals executive who has been blamed for spurring the US opioid crisis stands to profit from the epidemic after he patented a new treatment for drug addicts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2018

Mexico Officials Uncover Mass Grave in Veracruz

Law enforcement officers have discovered 166 human skulls buried in a clandestine grave in the violence-plagued state of Veracruz, unearthing more gruesome evidence of Mexico’s epidemic of cartel-related kidnapping and murder......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 6th, 2018

Investor Test Case Against Volkswagen Goes to Court Next Week

Volkswagen could have to pay as much as $11 billion in damages related to its diesel emissions-cheating scandal if a German court sides with investors in a lawsuit that goes to trial next week......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 6th, 2018

ProAssurance (PRA) Collaborates to Combat Opioid Epidemic

ProAssurance (PRA) to coordinate with Sure Med Compliance for .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 5th, 2018

State Farm reaches preliminary deal in conspiracy lawsuit

Insurance giant State Farm on Tuesday reached a $250 million preliminary settlement in a federal class-action lawsuit claiming the company funneled money to the campaign of an Illinois Supreme Court candidate......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 5th, 2018