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Endo latest company to settle with New York over opioids

Sep. 09, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The state of New York and two large counties agreed Thursday a $50 million deal to end their lawsuits with drugmaker Endo International, in the latest of a progression of settlements of government claims over the opioid addiction and overdose crisis. ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Sep. 08, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Philadelphia Inquirer. Sept. 6, 2021. Editorial: 20 years after 9/11, reflecting on grief, justice, and vengeance By the time the sun set on the evening of Sept. 11, 2001, a wounded, grieving nation wept. The full magnitude of the loss of life...

Companies: $26B settlement of opioid lawsuits to move ahead

Sep. 04, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

Four companies in the drug industry said Saturday that enough states had agreed to a settlement of lawsuits over the opioid crisis for them to move ahead with the $26 billion deal. An announcement from the three largest U.S. drug distribution companies and a confirmation...

Nevada rejects $26B multistate opioid pact, to seek own deal

Aug. 25, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada has joined a small number of states rejecting a $26 billion multistate settlement reached last month with an opioid drug maker and distributors, and will seek separate compensation for what the state attorney general called “the tragedy of the opioid crisis.” ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Aug. 16, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

Youngstown Vindicator. Aug. 13, 2021. Editorial: More urgency needed on Ohio redistricting Elected officials and bureaucrats are not known for their sense of urgency in getting things done. For the most part, they operate in a world that would make...

Purdue Pharma director grilled on proposed opioid settlement

Aug. 12, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Purdue Pharma's quest to settle thousands of lawsuits over the toll of OxyContin and its other prescription opioid painkillers entered its final phase Thursday with the grudging support of many of those who have claims against the company. But the...

Kentucky AG criticizes governor's handling of COVID crisis

Aug. 06, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican attorney general lambasted the Democratic governor for pursuing what he said was a “go-it-alone strategy” to combat the spread of COVID-19, as the political rivals await a pivotal court ruling in a case testing the governor's executive powers....

Hanesbrands, Wynn Resorts rise; Roku, Etsy fall

Aug. 05, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Roku Inc., down $16.84 to $403.48. The video streaming company fell short of Wall Street forecasts for active accounts and streaming hours during the second quarter. ...

WVa lawsuit against opioid makers set for April 2022 trial

Aug. 05, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by the state of West Virginia accusing several drug manufacturers of misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs will go to trial next April, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Thursday. The Mass Litigation Panel, a...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Aug. 04, 2021 09:27 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Aug. 1, 2021. Editorial: Gov. Wolf should have negotiated with the GOP on election reform The good news for Pennsylvania voters is that Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican leaders may yet begin negotiations on an election reform...