written on 03.06.2014
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Chicago sues J&J, Purdue, Endo, Actavis, Teva over opioid marketing

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In the wake of a lawsuit brought by two California counties against five manufacturers of prescription painkillers, the city of Chicago has filed a suit of its own. Chicago is suing the same five pharma companies–alleging, much like California does, that they overstated the benefits of opioid painkillers while deceiving the public about the risks.

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