J&J's Greed Helped Fuel U.S. Opioid Crisis

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Published on May 28, 2019 - Duration: 00:54s

J&J's Greed Helped Fuel U.S. Opioid Crisis

The state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis that Johnson & Johnson’s greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic.

Reuters reports that Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, argued in a state court in the city of Norman that J&J should be forced to pay for helping cause the “worst manmade public health crisis in our state’s history.

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J&J's Greed Helped Fuel U.S. Opioid Crisis

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