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N.H., ‘Ground Zero’ Of Opioid Epidemic, Sues OxyContin-Maker Over Its Marketing Tactics

09:03 EDT 9 Aug 2017 | Kaiser Health News

Suing the companies that make the painkillers is a new trend in states' efforts to combat the crisis. The New Hampshire case comes less than two months after Missouri's attorney general sued Purdue and two other pharmaceutical companies. In other news, a study finds that abuse-deterrent opioids aren't effective and investors are flocking to a company that makes a medication that treats addiction.

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