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Philadelphia Joins Growing List of Governments Suing Over Opioid Crisis

philadelphia sues opioid makers over crisisPhiladelphia may be the sixth largest city in the nation, but it has the highest opioid overdose rate of all large cities in the United States. And, earlier this month, it took action against several companies for their roles in fueling what it believes has become a “public health nightmare.”

In a 160-page lawsuit filed in the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, the City accuses a number of opioid manufacturers ...

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