At Trial, Oklahoma Says Johnson & Johnson's 'Greed' Fueled U.S. Opioid Crisis

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Published on May 28, 2019 - Duration: 00:40s

At Trial, Oklahoma Says Johnson & Johnson's 'Greed' Fueled U.S. Opioid Crisis

Oklahoma’s attorney general argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that “greed” by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis.

Attorney General Mike Hunter made the claim in his opening statement in a state court in Norman, Oklahoma.

The trial, the first to result from around 2,000 similar lawsuits against opioid manufacturers nationally.

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At Trial, Oklahoma Says Johnson & Johnson's 'Greed' Fueled U.S. Opioid Crisis

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