New Hampshire has sued Purdue Pharma for deceptive marketing of OxyContin on TuesdayThe civil complaint said the company downplayed the drug’s risk of addictionPurdue Pharma denied the allegations but expressed concern for the drug epidemic
New Hampshire has sued one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies for deceptive marketing of a highly addictive prescription opioid.
The state, which the USDA called the ‘ground zero’ of the opioid crisis, said Purdue Pharma’s advertising of OxyContin was misleading in a civil complaint filed Tuesday.
The complaint also accused the New Jersey-based company of downplaying the drug’s risk of addiction, overstating its effectiveness, saying the drug is almost impossible to abuse and failing to report suspicious prescribers.
This is the latest in a string of lawsuits that
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