What New York state’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma says about U.S. opioid battle

Channel: PBS NewsHour
Published: 03/29/2019 12:48 AM

More than 400,000 people in the U.S. have died from opioid use in the past two decades. As the country tries to contain the crisis, many states and cities are challenging the drug manufacturers in court. The latest lawsuit, brought by New York against Purdue Pharma, comes as the company consider...

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