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State files three new opioid lawsuits

Posted at 12:01 AM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-02 01:01:11-04

State Attorney General Mike Hunter filed separate lawsuits Friday against three opioid distributors for their alleged role in the opioid crisis in Bryan County.

Between 2006 and 2014, there were 24.1 million pain pills supplied to Bryan County, according to the state of Oklahoma.

The state alleges that three companies, AmerisourceBergen Corp., Cardinal Health and McKesson, were responsible for supplying nearly 70% of those pills.

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