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6 US states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdoses

May. 15, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six U.S. states on Tuesday sued the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Drugmaker Purdue Pharma minimized risks and overstated benefits of long-term use of narcotic opioids, according to a civil complaint filed...