NH: Regime is latest to pursue frivolous litigation versus OxyContin manufacturer

Source: Washington Post

“The attorney general’s office sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its deceptive marketing of OxyContin in a state that has been called the ‘ground zero’ of the opioid epidemic [sic]. In a civil complaint, the state alleges that Purdue Pharma has downplayed the drug’s risk of addiction, overstated its effectiveness, claimed it is nearly impossible to abuse and failed to report suspicious prescribers. It’s the latest in a string of lawsuits by state, county and local governments accusing prescription opioid manufacturers of fraud and deceptive marketing.” (08/08/17)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/new-hampshire-is-latest-state-to-sue-oxycontin-manufacturer/2017/08/08/6c280466-7c96-11e7-b2b1-aeba62854dfa_story.html