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Oklahoma Attorney General announces lawsuit against leading opioid distributors

Johnson & Johnson responsible for opioid crisis in Oklahoma, judge rules
Posted at 12:17 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 16:18:03-05

OKLAHOMA CITY — Attorney General Mike Hunter today will announce the details of a lawsuit against several of the nation’s leading opioid distributors for the alleged role the companies played in fueling the opioid epidemic.

The announcement will be made Monday, Jan. 13, at 2:30 p.m. at the Attorney General’s Office in Oklahoma City.

In a related story, Oklahoma's attorney general Mike Hunter said the state reached a $8.75 million settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals.

The attorney general's office says most of that money will go in a fund until legislators pass bills on how to distribute the money.

More information from the Tulsa Health Department, click here.

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